Sergeant William M. Sheppard

Sergeant William M. Sheppard

Chatham County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, June 9, 1951

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William M. Sheppard

Sergeant Sheppard died of complications from gunshot wounds he suffered two years earlier in a gun battle with a youthful bandit. Sergeant Sheppard shot and killed the suspect.

Sergeant Sheppard served with the agency for 31 years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 31 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Not available
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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