Officer Rexford C. Wright

Officer Rexford C. Wright

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, August 22, 1929

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Rexford C. Wright

Officer Rexford Wright was accidentally shot and killed while he and another officer were struggling with a mental subject who had attacked them.

During the struggle the other officer's weapon discharged, fatally wounding Officer Wright. The man who attacked them was taken into custody.

Officer Wright had served with the Montgomery Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Officer Wright,
On today the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Montgomery.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 22, 2019

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