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Deputy Sheriff William P. James | Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, Texas Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

William P. James

Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, October 6, 1917

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 56

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy James was shot and killed following an arrest of a man for evading the selective service draft. As he escorted the man to jail Deputy James shot and mortally wounded him when he produced a pistol. The suspect managed to return fire killing Deputy James.

Deputy James had been with the agency for ten years.

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 100th anniversary of your E.O.W.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
October 6, 2017

 

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