Deputy Sheriff William P. James

Deputy Sheriff William P. James

Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 6, 1917

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William P. James

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.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Shot and killed

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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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