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Night Marshal William L. Meadows | Plainfield Police Department, Iowa Plainfield Police Department, Iowa

Night Marshal

William L. Meadows

Plainfield Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Monday, January 23, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Never apprehended

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Night Marshal William Meadows was shot and killed while investigating a burglary in progress at the town's locker plant.

At approximately 2:00 am a noise disturbance was called in at the locker plant. Officer Meadows responded and arrived at the plant with the owner and his son. As Officer Meadows entered the building through the front door he surprised the burglars and was fatally shot through the heart.

The suspects fled the scene and were never apprehended.

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Rest in Peace, Night Marshal Meadows. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 3, 2014

 

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