Honoring the Fallen

Law enforcement carries with it the burden that at any point, deputies may pay the ultimate sacrifice by giving their lives to save another. The people who are called to this job knowingly accept these risks every day, choosing to walk into danger to protect others. The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office honors those who unselfishly paid the ultimate price in the course of protecting the people of our county.

Corporal Avery Hillman

Corporal Hillman died from COVID-19 related complications Saturday, October 31, 2020, at the Houston Medical Center in Warner Robins, Georgia. Corporal Hillman contracted COVID-19 while on duty at Crisp Regional Hospital. Corporal Hillman was assigned to the Hospital Division. Corporal Avery Hillman, 50, was a 30-year veteran of Crisp County Sheriff’s Office. He started his career in 1990 as a Detention Officer. Five years later, he completed the basic mandate training and became GA POST certified. Corporal Hillman has served in multiple divisions, including Detention, Courts & Civil, Patrol, and Hospital Security. Corporal Hillman also has served his country as a member of the National Guard. Corporal Hillman served this community for over 30 years, and we will never forget his sacrifice.