The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is in mourning today (June 25) following the passing away of Deputy Steven A. Minor.
Deputy Minor died on Wednesday (June 24) evening at Rockdale Piedmont Hospital.
Deputy Minor was an 18-year veteran with the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office. He started at the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 18, 2001 as a Detention Deputy within the Jail Division.
Deputy Minor was promoted to a Certified Sheriff’s Deputy on Sept. 21, 2004 after successfully completion of the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training Council (P.O.S.T.) mandate academy. Deputy Minor served in the Uniform Patrol Division for 15 years, first as a patrol deputy and later, as a School Resources Officer at Heritage High School and most recently at Edwards Middle School.
The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office expresses its deepest thoughts and prayers to Deputy Minor’s family.
“We have lost a brother in blue, a friend, a husband, and a committed servant of our community”, said Sheriff Eric J. Levett.
“Additional information will be made available later about funeral services for our friend and brother, Deputy Minor. We ask that our community keep Deputy Minor and his family and friends in your prayers.”
Deputy Minor was a friend to all the children in Edwards Middle School. He was goofy with the students and protective of the school. He told his life stories and ENCOURAGED students to be better! He was a public figure in the middle school and will forever be in our hearts.
Condolences to the family of Deputy Minor.