Police Officer Olof Frank Wilson

Police Officer Olof Frank Wilson

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Sunday, March 31, 1935

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Olof Frank Wilson

Police Officer Olof Wilson was killed when a speeding vehicle driven by a drunk driver struck him as he was crossing a street to use a call box at the intersection of 15th Avenue NW and West Dravus Street.

The suspect was apprehended and tried in connection with Officer Wilson's death.

Officer Wilson had been a member of the Seattle Police Department for 9 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 209

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

drunk driver, foot patrol

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In 2011, Olof Wilson was posthumously awarded the Washington Law Enforcement Medal of Honor.

Officer Mike Severance
Seattle Police Department (Retired)

April 4, 2015

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