Police Officer Samuel R. Wilson

Police Officer Samuel R. Wilson

Jersey City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, January 4, 1989

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Samuel R. Wilson

Police Officer Samuel Wilson suffered a fatal heart attack while struggling with a narcotics violator during an arrest attempt during an undercover narcotics operation.

Officer Wilson had served with the Jersey City Police Department for three years. He was survived by his mother, father, and seven siblings.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 2207

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

narcotics, undercover

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It is amazing that it has been 30 years since that fateful night of you and your partner just doing your job only to end up in a struggle with a person.
Rest in peace.

LT. Kevin O'Connell (Retired)
Jersey City Police

January 3, 2019

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