Officer William C. Long

Officer William C. Long

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, August 31, 1958

William C. Long

Officer William Long was accidentally shot and killed with his own gun when a friend, thinking the gun was unloaded pointed it at Officer Long and pulled the trigger.

Officer Long was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Officer Long,
On today, the 59th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of San Francisco. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 31, 2017

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