Wildlife Officer Dewey Henson McCall

Wildlife Officer Dewey Henson McCall

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, September 5, 1971

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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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Me and my Sgt. visited your memorial tonight while on duty. Thank You for your sacrifice.

Lt. J. Runion and Sgt. B. Grout
Caldwell County Sheriffs Office

May 11, 2018

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