Wildlife Officer Dewey Henson McCall

Wildlife Officer Dewey Henson McCall

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 1971

Dewey Henson McCall

Wildlife Officer Dewey McCall was shot and killed in Burke County while issuing a man a citation for keeping two undersized trout.

Officer McCall was able to return fire and seriously wounded the subject.

The 60-year-old man was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 18 years in prison on February 19th, 1972. He was paroled December 12th, 1978.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1978

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Rest in peace Wildlife Officer McCall. Six years for killing a brave officer. Justice stills is blind. Your valor was appreciated.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 5, 2016

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