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Deputy William E. Robinson, IV | Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, Georgia Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, Georgia


William E. Robinson, IV

Baldwin County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch: Sunday, December 17, 1995

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # 47

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Executed in 2014

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Deputy Robinson was shot and killed during a traffic stop of a suspected armed robber. He was shot once in the right arm and once behind his right ear. The suspect was arrested approximately three hours later and was tried in a different jurisdiction due to a change in venue.

The suspect was found guilty of all charges in February 1997 and sentenced to death. He was executed by lethal injection on December 9, 2014.

Deputy Robinson and his best friend, and fellow officer, had discussed being killed in the line of duty only days before. A memorial to Deputy Robinson was dedicated on December 17, 1996, in front of the Baldwin County Courthouse. Deputy Robinson is survived by his parents and two brothers.

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I am Williams Aunt Mary, after 21 years too heartbroken to say anything. He was our everything !

Mary Moore Jones
January 15, 2016


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