Constable Elton L. Williams

Constable Elton L. Williams

Vaiden Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, January 3, 1966

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Elton L. Williams

Constable Elton Williams was shot and killed by a 14-year-old parolee after he stole and wrecked a car.

Constable Williams was responding to a report that the juvenile was at a home showing off a rifle. As Constable Williams was getting out of his patrol car, the suspect shot him in the stomach, killing him instantly.

Constable Williams was survived by his wife, three daughters, and sister.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; .22 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

parolee, stolen vehicle

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Constable Williams your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and Carroll County! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

January 3, 2016

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