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Detective James Wooley | Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

Detective

James Wooley

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, January 23, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/21/1931

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Paroled in 1948

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Detective Wooley was shot and killed during a shootout with robbery suspects on West 18th Street.

One 24 year-old suspect was apprehended, charged with murder, and sentenced to life. He was paroled December 15, 1948.

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Is this the same Wooley that was in office when Roy Belton was lynched

Diane Chacon
February 10, 2016

 

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