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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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