Officer Daniel Scott Wasson

Officer Daniel Scott Wasson

Milford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Sunday, April 12, 1987

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Daniel Scott Wasson

Officer Wasson was shot and killed while making a traffic stop for an expired registration. The driver of the vehicle was high on cocaine at the time of the shooting. The suspect had previously served a prison sentence for shooting at police officers.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Wasson's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Wasson was a U.S. Air Force veteran. He was survived by his fiancée, parents, and three brothers.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 60

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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