Daniel Wasson Scholarship

On Sunday April, 12, 1987, Officer Daniel Wasson who was serving the town of Milford, radioed a police dispatcher that he and his K-9 "General" were conducting a motor vehicle stop on the Boston Post Road in Milford, Connecticut.  During this routine motor vehicle stop, Officer Wasson was fatally shot.  Since joining the police force on March 1, 1985, he had been commended three times for outstanding performance of duty.  He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was engaged to be married at the time of his death.  

 Milford Rotary established an annual scholarship in memory of Officer Wasson to support continued education by Milford Police Officers.  


Below is a list of some of Milford's finest whom have received the Daniel Wasson Scholarship.


2012 Sgt. Anthony Vitti


2011     Lt. John Alexopoulos


2010     Officer Sean Degan 

2009     Captain Tracy Mooney

2008     Officer Vaughan 

2007     Captain Tracy Mooney

2006     Lt. Timothy Connor

2005     Captain Gerald Butler

2004     Lt. Edward Shea

2003     Officer Daniel Esposito

2002     Captain Keith Mello

2001     Officer Mark Freeman

2000     Officer Kenneth Rahn

1999     Lt. Christopher Edson

1998     Sgt. Melissa Dempsey

1997     Officer Kenneth Rahn

1987     Sgt. C. Paul Duff


source: http://www.cpwda.com/wasson_daniel_tribute.htm 

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