Police Officer Jack Grace Wadlington

Police Officer Jack Grace Wadlington

West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, March 31, 1935

Jack Grace Wadlington

Police Officer Jack Wadlington was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at the intersection of Butler Street and North Dixie Highway during the city's annual Sun Dance Festival.

He was working an extra duty assignment when the incident occurred.

Officer Wadlington was a WWI veteran and had served with the West Palm Beach Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 13
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic, OT

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 77th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 1, 2012

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