Deputy Sheriff William Harry Collins

Deputy Sheriff William Harry Collins

Fresno County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Thursday, February 25, 1937

William Harry Collins

Deputy Collins succumbed to injuries received three years earlier when the car he was riding in was struck by a gasoline truck. He and the undersheriff were searching for a witness in an upcoming murder trial when the accident occurred. Deputy Collins suffered severe head and body injuries which lead to his death three years later.
Deputy Collins had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and son, both of whom served with the agency as well.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 7, 1934

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Collins. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 23, 2009

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