Deputy Sheriff Jack Don Williams

Deputy Sheriff Jack Don Williams

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, May 29, 1979

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Jack Don Williams

Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams was shot and killed as he and other members of the Narcotics Bureau served a warrant on a home.

When the officers attempted a forced entry into the home, one of the suspects opened fire with a shotgun, striking Deputy Williams.

The suspect was sentenced to death.

Deputy Williams had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 36
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Deputy Sheriff Williams,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

May 29, 2019

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