Police Officer Wesley S. Fox

Police Officer Wesley S. Fox

Carlsbad Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, February 13, 1978

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Wesley S. Fox

Police Officer Wesley Fox was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a burglary alarm.

Officer Fox was traveling on El Camino Real when he skidded on the rain-slick road and his patrol car collided with another vehicle. Officer Fox was transferred to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The occupants of the other vehicle were not injured.

Officer Fox had served with the Carlsbad Police Department for over three years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

alarm, burglary, weather

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Rest In Peace Wes...It's hard to believe it's been 45 years! As a reserve Deputy awaiting entry into the regular San Diego Law Enforcement Academy your's was the first Law Enforcement Funeral I had ever attended. Sadly, the first of many. You are not forgotten...

Derek E. Clark Lieutenant (Ret.)
San Diego Sheriffs department

March 7, 2023

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