Police Officer George H. Wilson

Police Officer George H. Wilson

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, November 13, 1907

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George H. Wilson

Officer Wilson was shot and killed while questioning four men near the intersection of Beaubien Street and Champlain Street. He was walking the four men to the call box at the intersection when one of the men shot him three times. Several suspects were questioned but no one was ever charged with Officer Wilson's murder.

Officer Wilson was survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you Sgt. Downing for posting this information about my great-grandfather. His daughter Marion was my grandmother.

Karlin Cox

Karlin Cox

May 1, 2019

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