Chief of Police William T. Strange

Chief of Police William T. Strange

Lake City Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Wednesday, November 28, 1900

William T. Strange

Chief of Police William Strange succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day while attempting to make an arrest.

The subject was shot and killed by a citizen posse.

Chief Strange had served with Lake City Police Department two different times for a total of 3-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 27, 1900
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Chief Strange. Thanks for serving with decency and wisdom.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

November 28, 2017

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