Police Officer Delma Devon Adams

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Police Officer Delma Devon Adams

Raleigh Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, February 3, 1980

Delma Devon Adams

Officer Adams was shot and killed while making a DUI arrest. Officer Adams had put the female suspect in the rear of the police car. As Officer Adams sat in the driver's seat the suspect produced a handgun and shot him in the back of the head through the patrol car's cage.

The suspect was sentenced to life but becomes eligible for parole in 2003. She was denied parole in 2003.

Officer Adams had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 136

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, February 2, 1980
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Proudly mailed my NO PAROLE letter today. To the family, friends and colleagues of Officer Adams: I am sorry that you have to keep re-living your pain. A life sentence should be just that! Officer Adams, Thank You for your service and sacrifice! You are not forgotten.

Allie
Proud to Support All L.E.O.’s
Married to a Corrections Deputy

June 18, 2018

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