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Fallen law enforcement officers in Wake County

Posted May 12, 2009

A list of fallen officers in Wake County honored May 12, 2009, for their service:

  • Detective Tom G. Crabtree, Raleigh Police Department (end of watch Sept. 1, 1922)
  • Deputy Sheriff Guy Cecil. Massey Sr., Wake County Sheriff's Office (Sept, 10, 1933)
  • Constable John L. Taylor, Wake Forest Police Department, (May 30, 1944)
  • Chief of Police George C. Mitchell, Wake Forest Police Department (April 26, 1947)
  • Officer Robert E. Sparks, Raleigh Police Department (March 8, 1968)
  • Officer James G. Lee, Raleigh Police Department (Dec. 5, 1968)
  • Officer James W. Allen, Raleigh Police Department (Dec. 5, 1968)
  • Patrolman Robert Randall East, North Carolina Highway Patrol (Dec. 21, 1972)
  • Officer Delma D. Adams, Raleigh Police Department (Feb. 3, 1980)
  • Officer Cecil E. Enloe, Wake Forest Police Department (Feb. 26, 1984)
  • Cadet W. E. Bayless III, North Carolina Highway Patrol (Feb. 5, 1988)
  • Officer Denise Holden, Raleigh Police Department (Aug. 4, 1995)
  • William E. Godwin, Morrisville Police Department (May 22, 1997)
  • Detective Paul A. Hale, Raleigh Police Department (July 11, 1997)
  • Officer Charles R. Paul III, Raleigh Police Department (Sep. 10, 2002)
  • Deputy Sheriff William Franklin James II, Wake County Sheriff's Office (Sep. 5, 2003)
  • Deputy Sheriff Phil Owens, Wake County Sheriff's Office (Oct. 2, 2003)
  • Investigator Mark Reid Tucker, Wake County Sheriff's Office (Feb. 12, 2004)
  • Trooper Andrew James Stocks, North Carolina Highway Patrol (Sept. 9, 2008)
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  • madpoiuyt May 13, 2009

    I knew and worked alongside many of the people on this list. Be thankful for them and their sacrifice that they made for you.

  • Lady Justice May 12, 2009

    Thanks to all these officers and their families for giving the ultimate gift to us all. May they RIP.