Patrol Officer Verl C. Whinery

Patrol Officer Verl C. Whinery

Anoka Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, January 18, 1947

Verl C. Whinery

Officer Whinery was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at an accident scene at Seventh and Highway 10. He had just started directing traffic after transporting two accident victims to a local hospital. A driver slid on the icy road and slid into Officer Whinery.
Officer Whinery had been with the agency for seven months and was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 58
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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