Police Officer James E. Wolframe

Police Officer James E. Wolframe

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, August 21, 1964

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James E. Wolframe

Officer Wolframe was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on a city expressway at 9:30 p.m.

He had served with the Detroit Police Department for 1 year and was survived by his wife and two young children.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 2038

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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There has always been a hole that only a Grandfather could fill. I take solace knowing you gave your life in service to the greater good. Until the day we finally meet, we will take it from here.
Love, your Grandson

J. James Perrera

January 30, 2022

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