Patrolman Melvin LeRoy Wilcox

Patrolman Melvin LeRoy Wilcox

Erie Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, May 4, 1979

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Melvin LeRoy Wilcox

Patrolman Wilcox was killed in a motorcycle accident during a vehicle pursuit. He was chasing a suspect when a pickup truck pulled out in front of him, causing a collision.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 138

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Wilcox,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Erie. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 4, 2019

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