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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Captain Wilson, it has been 64 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

December 9, 2023

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