Patrolman Anthony Wayne Williams

Patrolman Anthony Wayne Williams

Tampa Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, November 3, 1975

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Anthony Wayne Williams

Patrolman Williams was shot and killed when he interrupted an armed robbery at a convenience store while off duty. A reserve deputy from a neighboring agency was also in the back room, waiting to make an arrest attempt. A gunfight ensued and Patrolman Williams was fatally wounded. His wife, also a police officer, was able to retrieve his weapon and take the suspects into custody.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Three suspects convicted

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A hero for sure. The citizens of Tampa, Florida will not forget you, Officer Williams. Rest in peace. Thank God your wife also an officer took those heinous cowards to jail. A true heroine.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 5, 2018

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