West Palm Beach Police Remembers Officer Festus Tatum March 28th, 2015
Saturday, March 28, 1959, motorcycle Officer Festus Alvah “Al” Tatum and Sergeant Sam Trent were scheduled for a routine traffic detail. The detail, escorting a funeral procession from the funeral home to the cemetery, was one like dozens they had … Continue reading
West Palm Beach Police Remember Officer Jack Wadlington March 21st, 2015
Jack Wadlington was born in Gracey, Kentucky on January 5, 1896. After serving in the Army during World War One, he found his way to West Palm Beach. He was hired as a police officer February 23, 1926. Officer Wadlington … Continue reading
Today We Remember Officer Clarence Wagner February 10th, 2015
Friday, February 10, 1967, around 9:15 P.M., Motorcycle Officer Clarence Leo “Lee” Wagner was dispatched to an accident with injuries in the 6300 block of South Dixie Highway. Witnesses saw him coming south on South Dixie approaching Belvedere Road … Continue reading
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