Patrolman Wilbur Horatio Francis

Patrolman Wilbur Horatio Francis

Virgin Islands Police Department, Virgin Islands

End of Watch Saturday, July 30, 1977

Add to My Heroes

Wilbur Horatio Francis

Patrolman Wilbur Francis was shot and killed while responding to a burglary in progress on Hill Street in Christiansted. As he opened the gate to the residence he was shot in the head.

Patrolman Francis had been with the agency for four years. He was survived by his three month old son.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender In custody

Most Recent Reflection

View all 8 Reflections

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 30, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.