Deputy Sheriff Wesley G. Davis

Deputy Sheriff Wesley G. Davis

Pulaski County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, July 4, 1910

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Wesley G. Davis

Deputy Sheriff Wesley Davis was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two subjects who were causing a disturbance.

Both men were convicted of manslaughter in connection with Deputy Davis' murder.

Deputy Davis was survived by his wife.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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I researched and presented Deputy Davis' death for nomination. I never located any family. Should they read this, I would love to hear from them and can provide more details.
Lt. Paul Echols (Carbondale, IL Police Retired)
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Lt. Paul Echols
(Carbondale, IL PD ret.)

June 6, 2021

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