Marshal William Smith

Marshal William Smith

San Fernando Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, December 22, 1914

William Smith

Marshal Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three burglary suspects.

He had been appointed to the position of city marshal the previous day.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Marshal Smith, within 24 hours of your being appointed Marshal, you were shot and killed on your 29 birthday whilst performing your duty.You left a wife and two young children behind.Thank you.

Deputy Sheriff Kevin FitzGerald
Fresno Co. Sheriff's Office

August 15, 2013

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