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Marshal William E. Gibson | Horicon Police Department, Wisconsin Horicon Police Department, Wisconsin

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William E. Gibson

Horicon Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Thursday, October 19, 1882

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Never identified

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Marshal William Gibson was shot and killed while placing a prisoner in a cell. Marshal Gibson had removed one revolver from the suspect but the man had a second gun. The suspect fled the scene and was never identified.

Marshal Gibson had previously served with the United States Army during the United States Civil War and was survived by his wife and two children. He is buried at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon, Wisconsin.

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.
February 25, 2014

 

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