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Patrolman James R. Wolfe | Wheeling Police Department, West Virginia Wheeling Police Department, West Virginia


James R. Wolfe

Wheeling Police Department, West Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, January 31, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Patrolman Wolfe was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeder.

Patrolman Wolfe died at the North Wheeling Hospital two hours after his motorcycle had skidded on the wet River Road, near the Wheeling terminal bridge, and catapulted him into a Wheeling Traction passenger waiting station. Patrolman Wolfe had the fatal accident while chasing a speeder north of the River road. His motorcycle is believed to have skidded on the wet Streetcar rails.

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Thank you Patrolman Wolfe for serving and protecting the city of Wheeling. Your sacrifice is not forgotten. Honoring your memory today on the anniversary of your death.

N/A BLG North Carolina
January 31, 2017


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