Deputy Sheriff Claude Wilson

Deputy Sheriff Claude Wilson

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, January 27, 1935

Claude Wilson

Deputy Sheriff Claude Wilson succumbed to injuries sustained three days before when his cruiser was struck by a drunk driver.

Deputy Wilson was on routine patrol when the suspect ran a stop sign and struck the vehicle. A passenger in the other car died at the scene. The drunk driver was charged with negligent homicide but committed suicide before coming to trial.

Deputy Wilson had served with the Oakland County Sheriff's Department for ten years.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, January 24, 1935
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect, and your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 27, 2012

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