Fallen Officers

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Thin Blue LineIt is important to honor and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting the people of West Palm Beach. Ten on-duty officers have lost their lives over the City's 125 years existence. Here we pay tribute to them, tell their stories and remember those who died preserving law and order in our community.

Officer William Morgan Payton
Officer Jack Grace WadlingtonnOfficer Jack Grace Wadlington
Officer Lewis ConnerOfficer Lewis Conner
Officer Festus TatumOfficer Festus Alvah Tatum
Officer David Van CurlerOfficer David Van Curler
Officer William Harold FletcherOfficer William Harold Fletcher
Officer Clarence Leo WagnerOfficer Clarence Leo Wagner
Officer Robert Dennis EdwardsOfficer Robert Dennis Edwards
Officer Brian Heywood ChappellOfficer Brian Heywood Chappell
Officer Thomas MorashOfficer Thomas Morash