Patrolman Bobby Lynn Williams

Patrolman Bobby Lynn Williams

Adrian Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Monday, June 30, 1975

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Bobby Lynn Williams

Patrolman Williams was shot and killed at 0600 hours after stopping a vehicle that was just involved in a robbery and kidnapping of a gas station attendant. Patrolman Williams was shot by the driver as he approached the vehicle. He was able to return fire, striking a tire. The occupants abandoned the vehicle and were apprehended a short time later. The shooter was sentenced to life without parole.
Patrolman Williams had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 30, 2020

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