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Police Officer William G. Ashworth | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

William G. Ashworth

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Monday, August 4, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 2 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed

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Officer William Ashworth was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend four suspects who had just robbed a bank on Charlevoix Street. The suspects fled the scene after shooting him. Two days later police shot and killed one of the suspects.

Officer Ashworth had served with the agency for only two months.

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RIP Officer. Your service is not forgotten.

Future Detroit Police Officer Ali
Dearborn, MI
August 3, 2016

 

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