Patrolman Milton A. Wimbrow

Patrolman Milton A. Wimbrow

Wilmington Police Department, Delaware

End of Watch Thursday, December 31, 1931

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Milton A. Wimbrow

Patrolman Milton Wimbrow succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash three days earlier at the intersection of 29th Street and Market Street.

He was transported to Delaware Hospital where he died three days after the crash as a result of a skull fracture.

Patrolman Wimbrow had served with the Wilmington Police Department for 18 months. He was survived by his wife and 9-year-old daughter. Patrolman Wimbrow's great-grandson went on to serve as a Delaware State Police trooper.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge 45

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, December 28, 1931

routine driving

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Patrolman Wimbrow, on this 89th anniversary of your heroic and untimely death we remind you that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 31, 2020

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