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Town Marshal William J. Brinson | Midville Police Department, Georgia Midville Police Department, Georgia

Town Marshal

William J. Brinson

Midville Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, December 8, 1907

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Shot and killed

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Town Marshal Brinson was shot and killed when he ordered a man who was being loud and boisterous on a public street to quite down. As the marshal turned to walk away the man shot him three times in the back.

Three weeks later, a posse shot and killed the suspect three miles from Midville.

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Marshal Brinson,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Midville.


United States Border Patrol
December 8, 2015


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