Police Officer Wiley C. Metts

Police Officer Wiley C. Metts

Lynchburg Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, May 19, 1906

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Wiley C. Metts

Officer Metts succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he fell 40-feet onto railroad tracks near Rivermont Bridge. He was chasing a suspect at the time of the fall.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 17, 1906

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Officer Metts,
On today, the 111th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lynchburg.


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May 19, 2017

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