Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Shot and killed
Patrolman Wayne Boggus was shot and killed after he and another officer arrested a drunk and disorderly man.
They searched the man and located a concealed handgun. As they walked him to the patrol car the man produced a second concealed handgun and shot Patrolman Boggus in the neck. Although mortally wounded, Patrolman Boggus was able to return fire and fatally wounded the suspect.
Patrolman Boggus was survived by his wife and children.