Officer Walter Leon Williams

Officer Walter Leon Williams

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 2, 1988

Walter Leon Williams

Officer Walter Williams was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance.

While he was at the scene a shooting occurred at the same location. He was ambushed and shot in the head as he went to investigate. Responding officers returned fire, killing the subject.

Officer Williams was a U.S Army veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Dallas Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 4994
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace brother. I am reading Chief Browns book and his reflection of your passing has my eyes burning. God bless

Detective Jason Gorto
Essex County NJ Prosecutors office

May 1, 2018

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