Atlanta police officer dies after having medical emergency in parking lot before shift, police say

ATLANTA — An Atlanta police officer has died after officials say he suffered a medical emergency.

Atlanta police officials told Channel 2 Action News that the officer was found in his personal vehicle in the parking lot of the Atlanta Public Safety Annex on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway before his shift.

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Police identified the officer as Officer Kenya Galloway. He was 44 years old. Galloway joined the department in March 2015 and was assigned to the executive protection unit.


Channel 2 Action News cameras captured law enforcement officers at Grady Memorial Hospital late Thursday night.

Atlanta police, Fulton County sheriff’s deputies and Georgia State police units all responded to the hospital.

Authorities have not specified Officer Galloway’s cause of death. The death remains under investigation.

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