Tuesday, June 13, 2017

LODD : Correctional Officer Christopher Monica

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

Correctional Officer Christopher Monica
Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia
End of Watch: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Cause: Gunfire
Weapon: Officer's handgun
Offender: At large

Correctional Officer Christopher Monica and Correctional Officer Curtis Billue were shot and killed after being attacked by two inmates in Putnam County, Georgia.
The officers were transporting 34 prisoners from the Baldwin State Prison to a work site at approximately 5:45 am. Two of the inmates attacked the officers as the transport bus drove along Route 16, between Eatonton and Sparta. One of the inmates was able to disarm one of the officers and then shot them both. The prisoners stole both officers' service weapons and carjacked a passing car before fleeing. Both escapees remain at large.
Officer Monica had served with the Georgia Department of Corrections for eight years.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:
Commissioner Gregory C. Dozier
Georgia Department of Corrections
7 MLK Jr Drive SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
Phone: (404) 656-9772


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