Lieutenant Russell L. Wiles, Jr.

Lieutenant Russell L. Wiles, Jr.

Elloree Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, November 9, 2002

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Russell L. Wiles, Jr.

Lieutenant Russell Wiles was killed in an automobile accident in Calhoun County, South Carolina.

The driver of another vehicle struck his unmarked patrol car head-on as he attempted to pass a car on US 176.

Lieutenant Wiles had served with the Elloree Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his 2-year-old daughter.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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Lt. Wiles,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Elloree. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 9, 2022

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