Officer Willie R. Denson

Officer Willie R. Denson

Daytona Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, April 30, 1937

Willie R. Denson

Officer Willie Denson was shot and killed with his own service revolver shortly after arresting a suspect.

He had placed the suspect in his patrol car but the man began to struggle with the officer. The suspect was able to gain control of Officer Denson's service weapon and shot him.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Not available

arrest

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We will never forget the heroes who gave their all and you sir are a hero... Continue to rest in peace Officer Denson.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

April 30, 2013

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