HCSO 2023 Annual Report

The pursuit led Henry County Sheriff’s Office deputies to Clayton County, where Longmore was eventually located at a residence in Morrow. What followed was a harrowing standoff, as deputies and officers engaged the suspect in an exchange of gunfire. Longmore shot one Henry County deputy, Corporal Daniel Podsiadly, as well as two Clayton County Police officers. Corporal Podsiadly sustained life-threatening injuries. Subsequently, the standoff resulted in Longmore's death, bringing an end to the ordeal that had gripped the region in fear. The events of that tragic weekend left a community reeling in shock and mourning the loss of beloved neighbors and friends. Indeed, the ripple effects of the violence would echo far beyond the confines of Henry County. This day of tragedy left an indelible mark on the fabric of the community that seeks to heal from the scars of this senseless violence. The resilience and unity of its members serve as a beacon of hope in the face of adversity.

“The citizens of Hampton, the county of Henry, the metro Atlanta area and the entire state of Georgia can breathe a little easier.” Sheriff Reginald B. Scandrett


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