Detective George W. Wilson

Detective George W. Wilson

Council Bluffs Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Monday, July 29, 1907

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George W. Wilson

Detective George Wilson was shot and killed while searching for a suspect who had just shot and severely wounded another police officer.

Detective Wilson had served with the Council Bluffs Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 28, 1907
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time will ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 29, 2020

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