Special Officer William Wetherspoon Gemmell

Special Officer William Wetherspoon Gemmell

Pawtucket Police Department, Rhode Island

End of Watch Monday, June 22, 1908

William Wetherspoon Gemmell

Special Officer William Gemmell succumbed to a gunshot wound three days earlier while attempting to settle a dispute between two men after being summoned to the scene.

Upon displaying his badge one of the men drew a handgun and shot him in the neck.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, June 19, 1908
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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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
Texas

June 22, 2015

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