Officer Cled Neal Wingo

Officer Cled Neal Wingo

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 23, 1975

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Cled Neal Wingo

Officer Cled Wingo was shot and killed by a mentally ill person at 1933 Kilburn Drive, NE.

He had gone to the home to have the subject committed at the suspects' parents' request. The subject was able to disarm Officer Wingo and then fatally shot him, and his own parents, before fleeing the home. He was apprehended a short time later roaming the streets.

Officer Wingo had served with the Atlanta Police Department for 32 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 32 years, 3 months
  • Badge 782

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available


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Uncle Cled its been forever but I have never forgotten u and I love u and miss u so much mom and I was reminiscing about u today and one thing we talked about was my 8 th birthday u gave me a stuffed dog and I was so proud of it and so proud of u I have a few friends that are officers and I mention u to them and how wonderful a man u was and how great of an officer u were I know u are always watching over me and mom along with grandma ur (sister) u made me proud and I am honored to have been ur great niece thank u for all u did and for ur service its been almost 43 yrs and not a day goes by that I dont think of u. I LOVE U.

Anna bullock
Great neice

May 31, 2018

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