Chief of Police Wendell Ray Rowan

Chief of Police Wendell Ray Rowan

Wright City Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, March 18, 1980

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Wendell Ray Rowan

Chief Rowan suffered a fatal heart attack while assisting at the scene of a severe accident with injuries. The ambulance had just left, taking a victim to the hospital, when the chief experienced chest pains and called for assistance from his patrol car radio. By the time other rescue workers arrived at the scene the chief had passed away.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 18, 2010

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