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Sgt Selwyn Carleton Adams
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1916
Wausau
Marathon County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 1963
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Sergeant Adams was shot and killed with his own service weapon while making a traffic stop. The man he stopped for reckless driving began to struggle with Sergeant Adams. He was able to obtain the officer's gun and shot him three times. He surrendered to police two hours later.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on March 3, 1964. He died in prison on Febuary 23, 1983. 
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Feb 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48062593
 

THE FINAL INSPECTION The policeman stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining. Just as brightly as his brass. "Step forward now, policeman. How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? T...(Read more)
- Joan Donnelly
 Added: Dec. 9, 2013

- James Myers
 Added: Mar. 23, 2013
Remembering you today
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