Patrol Officer Verl C. Whinery

Patrol Officer Verl C. Whinery

Anoka Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, January 18, 1947

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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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Rest in peace Patrol Officer Whinery.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 15, 2018

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