May 26, 2021 By


Funeral services for Corporal Fortson will be as follows:

Sunday, May 30 at 2pm

Mount Calvary Baptist Church Family Life Center

204 Williams St., Elberton, GA 30635 

There will be a memorial service on June 7, 2021 at FOP Lodge 89 from 12:00 – 14:00.


Brothers & Sisters,

Please see below from Chief Aziz in reference to the untimely passing of Cpl. Fortson (US Army, Ret. Lt.Col). Cpl. Fortson was a beloved fixture at the District 4 Station and guided our membership as the 9 car on Squad 15. He will be missed by all.

To the Men and Women of the Prince George’s County Police Department,

It is with deep sadness that I inform all of you of the death of Corporal Gregory L. Fortson #3359. Corporal Fortson was off duty and had a medical emergency while at his home in Brandywine, Maryland.  Gregory was a 13 year veteran of the Prince George’s County Police Department assigned to District IV, Squad 15. Please keep the Fortson family in your thoughts and prayers. Details regarding services will be forthcoming.

S/A Malik Aziz, Acting Chief of Police