Police Officer James Marion Sing

Police Officer James Marion Sing

Wadesboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, July 20, 1910

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James Marion Sing

Officer Sing was shot and killed while walking a suspect to jail whom he had arrested for drinking in public and shooting a gun on a public street. One of the man's friends walked up to the two and fatally shot Officer Sing.

The suspect was identified but never apprehended.

Officer Sing had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender At large

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

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

July 20, 2020

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