Undersheriff Harland O. Wood

Undersheriff Harland O. Wood

Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, October 16, 1930

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Harland O. Wood

Undersheriff Harland Wood was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man on a warrant for writing a bad check in Jackson.

The 31-year-old ex-convict was apprehended January 9, 1932, near Park Falls, Wisconsin. He was returned to Michigan, convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled on February 16, 1959.

Undersheriff Wood was a veteran of World War 1 and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1959

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