Deputy Sheriff John Nicolas "Nick" Wren

Deputy Sheriff John Nicolas "Nick" Wren

Tulare County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Friday, July 5, 1889

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John Nicolas "Nick" Wren

Deputy John Wren was shot and killed as he attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a suspect. Two days later he was shot and killed at a nearby ranch by a posse member.

Deputy Wren had served with the agency for only six months. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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 5, 2020

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