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Sergeant William L. Griffin | Jacksonville Police Department, Florida Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

Sergeant

William L. Griffin

Jacksonville Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, July 29, 1967

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant Griffin was shot and killed during a burglary stakeout.

Sergeant Griffin and another officer were in a darkened home that they understood was to be burglarized. The other officer mistakenly shot him as he came around a corner responding to a broken window.

Four men were detained and one was charged with murder because it happened during the commission of a crime.

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You were a good, good man! You took great care of your family, including my mother. You are never forgotten. You are now with my mom in the glories of the Risen Christ. God bless your family left behind.

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niece
June 14, 2017

 

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