Police Officer Ivey Jefferson Williams

Police Officer Ivey Jefferson Williams

Iron City Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, June 3, 1923

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Ivey Jefferson Williams

Town Marshal Ivey Jeff Williams was shot and killed by a suspect he was attempting to arrest on illegal possession of liquor charge.

The suspect, 40, fled Iron City and was arrested a year later in New Brunswick, New Jersey. On July 30, 1924, he was tried, convicted of murder, and given the death sentence. In 1925 the Georgia Supreme Court granted a new trial. On November 17, 1925, he was tried and acquitted.

He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Acquitted

alcohol violation, arrest attempt

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Officer Williams,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Iron City. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 3, 2023

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