Deputy Sheriff Edd Williams

Deputy Sheriff Edd Williams

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, January 12, 1974

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Edd Williams

Deputy Sheriff Edd Williams was shot and killed during a robbery at an apartment management office at 830 Victoria Drive.

Deputy Williams, who was working a secondary employment assignment at the apartment complex, was in the manager's office when two men entered and produced weapons. They forced the manager and Deputy Williams into an adjoining room and began searching the two men. Deputy Williams lunged at the suspect when the man discovered his badge.

The subject stepped back and shot Deputy Williams in the chin. They stole Deputy Williams' service weapon before fleeing.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

robbery, secondary employment

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Deputy Sheriff Williams,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Harris County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 12, 2024

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