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Deputy Sheriff Wesley Green Cole | Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

Wesley Green Cole

Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Friday, June 9, 1972

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .25 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Wesley Cole was shot and killed after he responded to a call of a man breaking into automobiles in a hotel parking lot. As Deputy Cole approached him the man pulled out a .25 caliber handgun and opened fire. Deputy Cole was able to return fire with his revolver. Both men emptied their weapons in the shootout and both were fatally wounded.

Deputy Cole was survived by his wife, son, and three daughters.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 9, 2015

 

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