Reserve Officer Louis S. Wells

Reserve Officer Louis S. Wells

Joplin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Saturday, June 3, 1916

Louis S. Wells

Officer Wells was shot and killed while investigating several suspicious men who were loitering. Officer Wells stopped the man and started to search them when one of the suspects took off running. Officer Wells gave chase when the suspects just stopped running and turned around as to give up. Instead he drew a gun and shot and killed Officer Wells.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 3, 2015

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