Police Officer James Marion Sings

Police Officer James Marion Sings

Wadesboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, July 20, 1910

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James Marion Sings

Officer Sings was shot and killed while walking a suspect to jail whom he had arrest 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 Sings.

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


  • Age 47
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • 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 and heroism. Rest in peace always.

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

July 20, 2020

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