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Police Officer Weldon N. Wilson | Wetumka Police Department, Oklahoma Wetumka Police Department, Oklahoma

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Weldon N. Wilson

Wetumka Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Saturday, April 10, 1926

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Not available

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Officer Weldon Wilson and Deputy Mitchell Compier, of the Hughes County Sheriff's Office, were shot and killed while transporting a man to jail. They had just arrested the man for illegally selling whiskey. The man was able to gain control of Officer Wilson's revolver and shoot both officers.

It is believed the suspect spent nearly 20 years in an institution. He died in 1971.

Officer Wilson had been with the agency for two years.

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Deputy Sheriff Mitchell Compier
Hughes County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma
End of Watch: Saturday, April 10, 1926
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 86th 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 who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. 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
April 10, 2012

 

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