Police Officer Dannael James Weekes

End of Watch Friday, March 7, 1997

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Police Officer Dannael James Weekes

Officer Dannael Weekes was killed in a head-on collision as he and his partner, who was driving the vehicle, were responding to an off-duty officer needing assistance.

Officer Weekes never regained consciousness after the crash. 

Officer Weekes was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Memphis Police Department for 21 months. He was survived by his wife and two children, 9 and 13.


  • Age: 31
  • Tour: 1 year, 8 months
  • Badge: 1995
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause: Automobile crash