Family members, friends and colleagues of Clayton Police rookie and Lassiter graduate Sean Callahan paid tribute at his funeral.
Family members and friends of Officer Sean Callahan peered over his open casket as they took their last glance of him. Some gently touched his chest, hair and face, and others kissed his forehead before a Clayton County Police honor guard closed the casket and draped an American flag over it. The former swimmer at Cobb's Lassiter High School was remembered at his funeral Friday as a loving son and brother, a generous friend and "a noble officer." Callahan, 24, was shot in the head on Monday responding to a domestic dispute and died early Tuesday morning. He was first Clayton officer ever killed in the line of duty, and dozens of his colleagues, along with more than a hundred law enforcement officers from around Georgia, turned out to pay …
Friday's escort for Officer Sean Callahan will pass by Lassiter High School and onto Blackwell Road in Northeast Cobb.
- POLICE & FIRE
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Cobb County Government has issued a traffic advisory related to Friday's funeral and burial for slain Clayton County Police Officer Sean Callahan. The funeral begins at 11 a.m. Friday at Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, 955 Johnson Ferry Road in East Cobb. The escort is expected to leave the church around noon. Vehicles will drive along Woodlawn Road north to Johnson Ferry Road, continuing north on Johnson Ferry, then turning on Shallowford Road westbound. From Shallowford, the motorcade will turn left (westbound) onto Blackwell Road. Blackwell becomes Chastain Road, which becomes McCollum Parkway. The procession will continue to Cobb Parkway northbound and into Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Memorial Park, located at 2950 Cobb Parkway North in …