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Officer Jay Wesley Wilson | Lafayette Police Department, Indiana Lafayette Police Department, Indiana

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Jay Wesley Wilson

Lafayette Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Sunday, June 18, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 28

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Two shot and killed

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Officer Jay Wilson was shot and killed as he and two other officers arrived on scene to check on two suspicious men. As they approached the two men, who were well known criminals, exited the building and opened fire on the officers, fatally wounding Officer Wilson, and wounding the other two officers. A civilian at the scene picked up one of the officers' machine guns and returned fire, killing both suspects.

Officer Wilson had served with the Lafayette Police Department for four years.

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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
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June 18, 2015

 

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