Police Officer John T. Whalen

Police Officer John T. Whalen

Watsonville Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, October 25, 1920

John T. Whalen

Police Officer John Whalen was shot and killed as he escorted a prisoner to jail after arresting him for disturbing the peace.

The subject was convicted of Officer Whalen's murder and sent to prison.

Officer Whalen had served with the Watsonville Police Department for 13 years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted

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May your descendants remember your actions today, and recall that day when you were called upon to give up your life in performance of your duties.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

October 25, 2017

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