Patrolman Wesley John Smith

Patrolman Wesley John Smith

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, December 16, 1975

Wesley John Smith

Policeman Smith was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a robbery in progress call.

Policeman Smith lost control of his cruiser on the ramp of the Highway 61 overpass over Highway 17 about 1:40 am. The patrol car struck the abutment.

Policeman Smith had been responding to a report of a robbery in progress at the Riverview Holiday Inn. The reported robbery was later found to be a less serious larceny.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 60

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

You will always be remembered. In fact, was talking to Norbert Cummings last week and, of course, you were part of conversation.

Sandy Lawson
Charleston County EMS (alumni)

May 28, 2018

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.