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Officer Walter T. Williams, III | Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut


Walter T. Williams, III

Waterbury Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Friday, December 18, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 80

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to death

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Officer Walter Williams was patrolling his area at approximately 4:00 am when he noticed two suspicious males.

He was about to question the males when one of them checked Officer Williams' chest to see if he was wearing his vest, which he was. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and shot Officer Williams in the head, leaving him alone next to the police car to die. A passerby noticed Officer Williams and used the police radio to call for help. The suspect was found shortly after that morning and has since been awaiting his death sentence.

Officer Williams had served with the Waterbury Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

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Remembering you, Officer Williams III, on this day the 24 anniversary of your untimely passing. May you Rest In Peace.

Patrolman Stephen Hall
Dalton Borough Police
December 19, 2016


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