Bishop reacts to the passing of Sheriff Glass

Congressman Sanford Bishop reacts to the death of Miller County Sheriff, H.E. "Buddy" Glass. / From file

Congressman Sanford Bishop released a statement this afternoon, voicing his thoughts and emotions after hearing that Miller County Sheriff, H.E. "Buddy" Glass, had passed away.

"Sheriff Glass will be greatly missed and long remembered, as I know that he served the people of Miller County as their chief law enforcement officer with devotion and distinction," said Congressman Bishop. "My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to former Sheriff Glass' wife, his six children, the Miller County Sheriff's Department, and greater Miller County community during this period of loss."

A public viewing and funeral service is scheduled for Thursday, June 13th starting at 4:00 PM at the First Baptist Church of Colquitt.