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 John Volberg Wicks, Policeman

John Volberg Wicks

Wednesday, March 23, 1927



Wicks, John Volberg

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: Unknown

Division: San Pedro

Location: 1305 Emden St.

Date Killed: Wednesday, March 23, 1927

Cause of Death: Shot during a Family Dispute

Bio: Policeman Wicks succumbed to gunshot wounds
sustained the previous day. He had responded to a domestic
disturbance call in which a man had assaulted his wife and son.
When he arrived at the scene, the man shot him twice in the
abdomen. Despite being mortally wounded, Policeman Wicks returned
fire and killed the suspect.

Policeman Wicks had served with the Department for 3 years. He was
survived by his wife.

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