Special Policeman James Brown

Special Policeman James Brown

Wayland Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, October 7, 1917

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James Brown

Special Policeman James Brown was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a group of men who were creating a disturbance in the town.

Policeman Brown had served with the Wayland Police Department for only 10 months.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

October 7, 2020

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