Police Officer Wilson H. Coleman

Police Officer Wilson H. Coleman

Fairfield Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Wednesday, September 9, 1925

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Wilson H. Coleman

Officer Coleman was shot and killed as he and a fellow officer were standing on the steps of his house on Gary Street. He had been a police officer for only two days. A suspect was never identified nor a motive ever determined.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 2 days
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

September 9, 2020

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