City Marshal John W. Wolf

City Marshal John W. Wolf

Burnet Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, May 12, 1892

Add to My Heroes

John W. Wolf

Marshal Wolf was shot and killed by a constable who was upset that Marshal Wolf had arrested his son. The constable came to the police station and shot Marshal Wolf in the leg. He succumbed to the wound two days later.

Marshal Wolf had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, May 10, 1892
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

“Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

December 24, 2019

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.