Police Officer J. Wafe Adams

Police Officer J. Wafe Adams

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, March 28, 1900

J. Wafe Adams

Officer Adams and Officer George Kirkley were shot and killed while attempting to stop a suspect they had just witnessed committing a robbery. The suspect was sentenced to death and hanged for the murders on June 29, 1901.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1901

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