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Auxiliary Policeman William Graves | Sparta Police Department, Illinois Sparta Police Department, Illinois

Auxiliary Policeman

William Graves

Sparta Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, December 9, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .303 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Auxiliary Policeman William Graves was shot and killed after responding to the scene of a parole violator who was shooting at officers with an Enfield rifle. The suspect had shot and wounded four other officers. The round that struck Auxiliary Policeman Graves had gone through the arm of another officer. The suspect was finally shot and killed by a state trooper.

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Rest in Peace, Auxiliary Policeman Graves. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013


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