Reserve Deputy Sheriff John Wesley Wright

Reserve Deputy Sheriff John Wesley Wright

Hawkins County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, August 16, 1988

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John Wesley Wright

Reserve Deputy John Wright was accidentally shot and killed by another deputy while assisting with the apprehension of an escaped convict.

Reserve Deputy Wright had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his fiancée, parents, and five siblings.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 30th anniversary of your EOW.

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