Deputy Sheriff William P. James

Deputy Sheriff William P. James

Live Oak County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 6, 1917

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.

Bio

  • 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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