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Sheriff William Elam | Placer County Sheriff's Department, California Placer County Sheriff's Department, California

Sheriff

William Elam

Placer County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Monday, October 1, 1951

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 10 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Sheriff William Elam was killed in an automobile accident in the North Lake Tahoe area of the county.

He was conducting official business when his vehicle left the roadway and plummeted down a 100-foot embankment.

Sheriff Elam had been elected sheriff only 10 months earlier. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
October 1, 2017

 

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