Detective James Wooley

Detective James Wooley

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, January 23, 1931

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James Wooley

Detective Wooley was shot and killed during a shootout with robbery suspects on West 18th Street.

One 24 year-old suspect was apprehended, charged with murder, and sentenced to life. He was paroled December 15, 1948.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 21, 1931
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1948

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Is this the same Wooley that was in office when Roy Belton was lynched

Diane Chacon

February 10, 2016

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