Officer Jay Wesley Wilson

Officer Jay Wesley Wilson

Lafayette Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, June 18, 1933

Jay Wesley Wilson

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.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 28

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Two shot and killed

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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 18, 2015

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