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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First, Mr. Cash, not knowing you or Officer McCall, I still feel the need to say thank you for such a heartfelt, emotional and respectful reflection.

Officer McCall, rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 5, 2020

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