Acting Chief Anthony Bernard "Tony" Nelson

Acting Chief Anthony Bernard "Tony" Nelson

Powell Police Department, Wyoming

End of Watch Sunday, October 29, 1950

Anthony Bernard "Tony" Nelson

Acting Chief Tony Nelson suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a disturbance call with two other officers. After collapsing, the other officers attempted to drive him to the hospital but he passed away en route.

Chief Nelson was a WWI veteran and had served with the Powell Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his two brothers and five sisters.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Chief Nelson...Thank you so much for your service to Wyoming and the United States. Your dedication and valor with not be forgotten. May your name and memory be everlasting.

Lieutenant
Dept. of Defense, Retired

August 20, 2010

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