Devon Perry

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Service Record

Agency DeKalb County Georgia Police Department
Rank Officer, Sergeant
Dates of Service Hired approximately 2010[1]
Last Known Status Active


2013 Meritorious Service Award

Perry received the award during a police ceremony.[1]

2014 Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery

On December 12, 2014, Officer Perry and several other officers responded to a home invasion armed robbery. Perry was struck in the leg by one of the suspect’s rounds. Perry and others returned fire, striking the suspect but not stopping him. A second suspect was arrested at the scene, and the first suspect was captured a few hours later.[2]

Incident Reports

2021 Death of Matthew Zadok Williams

Response Timeline

On June 28, 2022, the District Attorney announced that they would not file charges against Perry, saying that there was "no criminal culpability" and the shooting was "justified".[3]