Chief of Police Capers Wannamaker, Jr.

Chief of Police Capers Wannamaker, Jr.

St. Matthews Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, March 19, 2011

Add to My Heroes

Capers Wannamaker, Jr.

Chief of Police Capers Wannamaker was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree on Burke Road.

Chief Wannamaker was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the St. Matthews Police Department for 14 years. He had previously served with the Calhoun County Sheriff's Office for eight years and the South Carolina Department of Corrections for three years.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

Most Recent Reflection

View all 9 Reflections

Rest easy on this your 9 anniversary in heaven

Mark Mottola

March 19, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.