Patrol Officer Justin Todd Wollam

Patrol Officer Justin Todd Wollam

Anchorage Police Department, Alaska

End of Watch Monday, July 9, 2001

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Justin Todd Wollam

Officer Justin Wollam was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle being driven by a drunk driver on

The vehicle had been spotted earlier by an officer who attempted to stop it because it was being driven erratically. The suspect driver sped off and was pursued by the officer. After the vehicle stopped, several juveniles fled from it with officers in pursuit. Other juveniles who remained in the vehicle started to drive away again and were followed by other officers from a distance. At approximately 4:00 am, the vehicle was driving north but crossed into the southbound lanes on Glenn Highway, where it struck Officer Wollam's patrol car. Along with Officer Wollam, the driver of the vehicle and two occupants were also killed in the accident.

Officer Wollam was a United States Air Force veteran who had served with the Anchorage Police Department for two years and had served in law enforcement for a total of five years. He is survived by his wife, 4-year-old daughter, parents, and a brother.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 25940
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in accident

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November 22, 1952 my grandmother was killed in a head on vehicular accident. Her name was Ann May Bublitz. Location of accident was Hwy 90 near East Bernard Texas. Information was posted in the “Houston Chronicle” dated November 25, 1952.

Officer Wollam’s grandparent’s , attended my grandmother’s memorial service held at the Angleton Funeral Home Chapel, We’d, Nov. 26, 1952. They signed her Memorial attendance book under the heading “Friends Who Called”. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wollam.

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