Chief Deputy Sheriff Wayne Lewis Wahl

Chief Deputy Sheriff Wayne Lewis Wahl

Crockett County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 28, 1985

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Wayne Lewis Wahl

Chief Deputy Wahl drowned while attempting to rescue a man whose car had been washed into a creek. Chief Deputy Wahl tied a rope around his waste and attempted to reach the car but was sucked under water into a 36-inch calvert. His body was found three miles north of Ozona.

Chief Deputy Wahl had been with the agency for 8.5 years.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 8 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Rest in Peace Chief Deputy Wayne Wahl. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice. Your final hour was spent helping others. Your life was exemplary.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas

April 28, 2016

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