Patrolman Bennie F. Williams

Patrolman Bennie F. Williams

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 1931

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Bennie F. Williams

Patrolman Bennie Williams was shot and killed near Boulevard and Broad Street while chasing two suspects.

He had attempted to stop a speeding vehicle when the suspect stopped and fled on foot. During the foot chase one of the suspects shot Patrolman Williams. One of the suspects was also shot and wounded.

Patrolman Williams had served with the Richmond Police Department for 12 years.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

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Patrolman Williams,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Richmond.


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October 31, 2021

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