Correctional Officer Wilson Morris Cartwright

Correctional Officer Wilson Morris Cartwright

Georgia Department of Corrections, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, November 26, 1984

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Wilson Morris Cartwright

Correctional Officer Wilson Cartwright was beaten to death by an inmate at the Baldwin Correctional Institution.

Officer Cartwright had served with the Georgia Department of Corrections for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, November 26, 1981
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

correctional Facility, prisoner custody

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I just would like to say that I love you so much pappy I miss you everyday I know your job called for you to go into the fire to try and help to calm the storm and unfortunately you didn’t make it out but I know you gave it your all and fought and did what you needed to do and had to do you will always be my hero for life and one day I will be able to see you again and hug your neck and listen to stories that you have to tell I sure you have some good ones I LOVE YOU WITH everything that’s in me and you have so many great grandchildren and great great grandson that would sure love to be able to do stuff with you You are a great man thank you for your 12 years of service I love you Nanny see you soon ❤️

Wilson Mitchell Cartwright

August 21, 2023

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