Police Officer Wayne W. Nelson

Police Officer Wayne W. Nelson

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Sunday, September 1, 1935

Wayne W. Nelson

Officer Nelson was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a previous accident at West Warren and Greenfield. Officer Nelson was talking to the driver of another car when a third car struck that car and his patrol car. The driver was charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Officer Nelson had served with the Detroit Police Department for 11 years and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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... time will never diminish our sincere gratitude for your service and especially your ultimate sacrifice.
God Bless You Officer Wayne Nelson, your Family and your Fallen and Serving comrades of the Michigan State and Detroit Police Depts.

anonymous

September 1, 2015

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