Patrolman W. G. Willard

Patrolman W. G. Willard

Winston-Salem Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, November 1, 1938

W. G. Willard

Patrolman W.G. Willard succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained four days earlier during a shootout with a suspect on Foster Street. The suspect was shot and killed by Patrolman Willard during the shootout.

Patrolman Willard was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, October 28, 1938
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Willard,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Winston-Salem. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 1, 2018

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