Police Officer James Albert Slay

Police Officer James Albert Slay

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, November 10, 1986

James Albert Slay

Police Officer James Slay succumbed to injuries sustained two weeks earlier when he was struck by his own patrol car while writing a parking citation.

The transmission on his patrol car disengaged from park, pinning him in between the patrol car and another vehicle. The injury caused Officer Slay to suffer a fatal blood clot.

Officer Slay had served with the Tulsa Police Department for seven years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Tuesday, October 28, 1986

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Met your son at the wall. I was visiting our beloved Collin Rose's name when Aaron told me about your story. Your name is etched into the wall near Collins. Aaron followed in your foot steps. Rest easy and thank you for your service and sacrifice.

PSO G Fenech
Wayne State University Police

May 15, 2017

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