Police Officer William T. Angle

Police Officer William T. Angle

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, January 22, 1921

William T. Angle

Police Officer William Angle and Police Officer Neil McMillan were shot and killed at approximately 9:00 pm by a man they suspected was carrying a weapon on Broadway Avenue, at East Harrison Street. When the officers began to search the suspect, he produced a handgun and shot both officers.

One hour later, the same suspect shot and killed Detective James O'Brien when he and his partner attempted to question him.

Officer Angle succumbed to his wounds in the early morning hours of January 22nd.

The suspect was eventually apprehended and hanged in Walla Walla Prison on April 1st, 1921.

Officer Angle had been with the Seattle Police Department for one month. He was survived by his expectant wife.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 month
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, January 21, 1921
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1921

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect and you will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 22, 2012

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