Chief Deputy Sheriff William Park Edwards

Chief Deputy Sheriff William Park Edwards

Volusia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, November 5, 1907

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William Park Edwards

Chief Deputy Edwards succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day while attempting to arrest a man in DeLand who was suspected of breaking into a home. During the arrest the suspect shot Chief Deputy Edwards with a Colt revolver that had been stolen in the burglary.
Chief Deputy Edwards had also been shot and wounded nine years earlier in a shootout that claimed the life of Deputy William Kremer.

Bio

  • Age 68
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, November 4, 1907
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Chief Deputy Sheriff Edwards.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 24, 2019

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