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Deputy Sheriff Wesley G. Davis | Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

Wesley G. Davis

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Monday, July 4, 1910

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Convicted of manslaughter

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Deputy Sheriff Wesley Davis was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two subjects who were causing a disturbance.

Both men were convicted of manslaughter in connection with Deputy Davis' murder.

Deputy Davis was survived by his wife.

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Your were one of the first African American police officers killed in the line of duty.

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