Patrolman William Teasley Owens

Patrolman William Teasley Owens

Toccoa Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, February 26, 1940

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William Teasley Owens

Patrolman William Owens was shot and killed while questioning a robbery suspect on a city sidewalk.

The suspect was released sentenced to life in prison and was released after serving his sentence.

Patrolman Owens was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank you for your service. You were my great uncle, my grandmother's brother.

Christine Fowler

February 26, 2019

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