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Sergeant Alonzo M. Wilson | Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah


Alonzo M. Wilson

Salt Lake City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch: Thursday, April 12, 1894

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Age: 54

Tour: 4 years

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Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Sergeant Wilson was accidentally shot and killed inside the station house when another officer dropped a .45 caliber pistol, which discharged. The round entered Sergeant Wilson's leg and traveled into his abdomen. His leg had to be amputated and he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.
Sergeant Wilson had been with the agency for four years. His wife gave birth to their sixth child the following day.

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Sgt. Wilson,
On today, the 122nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Salt Lake City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
April 12, 2016


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