Bio & Incident Details
Tour: Not available
Badge # 60
Incident Date: 4/12/1987
Weapon: Handgun; .44 caliber
Suspect: Sentenced to life
Officer Wasson was shot and killed while making a traffic stop for an expired registration. The driver of the vehicle was high on cocaine at the time of the shooting. The suspect had previously served a prison sentence for shooting at police officers.
The suspect was convicted of Officer Wasson's murder and sentenced to life in prison.
Officer Wasson was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was survived by his fiancée, parents, and three brothers.