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Reserve Deputy Sheriff John Wesley Wright | Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Reserve Deputy Sheriff

John Wesley Wright

Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 16, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

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Reserve Deputy John Wright was accidentally shot and killed by another deputy while assisting with the apprehension of an escaped convict.

Reserve Deputy Wright had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his fiancée, parents, and five siblings.

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John,
It's been 27 years and you are still in my memories and very much still in my heart. As long as I live,you will be in my heart.
Catrina

Catrina (Mauk) Stanley
Fiancee 1988
August 15, 2015

 

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