Officer Henry Williams

Officer Henry Williams

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, February 8, 1886

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Henry Williams

Officer Henry Williams was shot and killed by a suspect who was attempting to seek revenge for being arrested by Officer Williams over the weekend. The suspect had shown up for court in the morning but learned that court would not be held until later in the day. When he went to the market square he spotted Officer Williams on Preston Street.

After saying several words he pulled out a pistol and opened fire, striking Officer Williams.

The suspect was charged with Officer Williams' murder, but was killed during the trial.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Killed during trial

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Officer Williams,
On today, the 131st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Houston.


United States Border Patrol

February 8, 2017

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