Police Officer William "Billie" Nelson

Police Officer William "Billie" Nelson

Midvale Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, December 25, 1912

William "Billie" Nelson

Officer Nelson was shot and killed as he and the regular night watchman attempted to arrest a man who had been firing shots in a neighborhood. As the officers attempted the arrest the man opened fire, instantly killing Officer Nelson.

Officer Nelson had been appointed a special night watchman to assist the normal night watchman during the Christmas holiday.

Bio

  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Green Mt Falls, CO

December 25, 2015

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