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Deputy Sheriff William Albert Pope | Halifax County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina Halifax County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

William Albert Pope

Halifax County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch: Wednesday, April 3, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to 30 years

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Deputy Pope was shot and killed while serving a bench warrant on a suspect who fled from the Halifax County Recorder's Court before paying a $25 fine. He was shot when he went to the lumber mill, where the suspect worked as a night watchman, to serve the warrant.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Deputy Pope was survived by his wife, mother, two brothers, and three sisters.

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I am attempting to contact a family member of this officer. Any information is greatly appreciated.

Capt. L.J. Burch
Halifax County Sheriff's Office
January 20, 2011

 

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