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Acting Chief of Police Charles Newell Overman | Wymore Police Department, Nebraska Wymore Police Department, Nebraska

Acting Chief of Police

Charles Newell Overman

Wymore Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 30, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .32 caliber

Offender: Committed suicide

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Acting Chief Overman was shot and killed while transporting a prisoner to the Wymore City Jail. He had just arrested the man for drunk driving and was approaching the jail when the man produced a hidden .32 caliber handgun and shot him. The suspect fled a short distance and then committed suicide.

Acting Chief Overman was survived by his wife and two children.

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RIP Sir

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)
March 30, 2012

 

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