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Police Officer II Sean Michael Bolton | Memphis Police Department, Tennessee Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

Police Officer II

Sean Michael Bolton

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Saturday, August 1, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 4 years, 9 months

Badge # 3640

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: In custody

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Police Officer II Sean Bolton was shot and killed when he interrupted a drug deal near the intersection of Cottonwood and Perkins Roads at approximately 9:15 pm.

Officer Bolton observed an illegally parked vehicle near the intersection occupied by multiple people. As he approached the vehicle, he was shot several times by one of the occupants, who then fled the scene. A citizen used Officer Bolton's radio to call for assistance after he was shot.

He was transported to Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject who murdered him turned himself in on August 3rd, 2015.

Officer Bolton was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran. He had served with the Memphis Police Department since October 2010.

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I am honored to have served with you in Iraq Sean. I think of you often and grateful to have known you. Till Valhalla.

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