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Police Officer William L. Easson, Jr. | Vallejo Police Department, California Vallejo Police Department, California

Police Officer

William L. Easson, Jr.

Vallejo Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, April 7, 1966

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 5 years

Badge # 227

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/7/1966

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Convicted of murder

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Police Officer William Easson and Police Officer Calvin Thacker were shot and killed while making a traffic stop of a local resident. Both officers were shot twice during the stop.

The subject fled the scene but later turned himself. He was convicted of both murders.

Officer Easson had served with the Vallejo Police Department for five years.

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Police Officer Calvin C. Thacker, Jr.
Vallejo Police Department, California
End of Watch: Thursday, April 7, 1966
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace, Officer Easson. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

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January 23, 2012

 

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