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Chief of Police Woodrow Wilson Whetstone | Junction City Police Department, Oregon Junction City Police Department, Oregon

Chief of Police

Woodrow Wilson Whetstone

Junction City Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch: Monday, December 26, 1960

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 825

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Chief Whetstone was shot and killed when several parties in a domestic disturbance arrived at his house looking for assistance. A woman and her boyfriend had been confronted by the woman's husband and they went to Chief Whetstone's home while he was there on his lunch break.

While at the scene the husband arrived and shot and killed both Chief Whetstone and the boyfriend. He then shot and wounded the wife.

Chief Whetstone had served with the Junction City Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, and two grandchildren.

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Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio
December 26, 2013

 

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