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.

Bio

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

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and today we take the time to remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 23, 2020

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