Detective Captain Stephen Edward Wilson

Detective Captain Stephen Edward Wilson

West Haven Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Wednesday, December 9, 1959

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Stephen Edward Wilson

Captain Wilson suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a burglary alarm at a local bank. The alarm turned out to be false.
Captain Wilson had been with the agency for 35 years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 62
  • Tour 35 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Det. Capt. Wilson,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of West Hartford. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 9, 2019

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