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Sheriff Waldo A. Williams | Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

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Waldo A. Williams

Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 13, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 61

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: One shot and killed

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Sheriff Williams and Chief Irvin Gossett, of the Duncan City Police Department, were shot and killed when they and several other officers attempted to stop a vehicle wanted for a bank robbery. When they stopped the vehicle the occupants exited the vehicle and opened fire. Sheriff Williams was killed at the scene and Chief Gossett succumbed to his wounds five months later. One of the suspects was shot and killed at the scene and the other four were arrested and sentenced to life.

Sheriff Williams had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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End of Watch: Tuesday, October 7, 1930
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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
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May 13, 2015

 

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