Night Marshal William Martin Landers

Night Marshal William Martin Landers

Fayette Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, July 1, 1957

William Martin Landers

Marshal Landers was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol on Highways 5 and Highway 240 at 2330 hours near the northern border of Fayette. Another vehicle crossed the center line and struck Marshal Landers' vehicle head-on. The other driver was injured and charged with manslaughter.
Marshal Landers had retired the previous April after 34 years with the department and was filling in for the regular marshal.

Bio

  • Age 75
  • Tour 34 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

July 4, 2015

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