Deputy Sheriff Jack Don Williams

Deputy Sheriff Jack Don Williams

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, May 29, 1979

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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I met Jack in LASD Academy class 142 in 1970, he was a stand up guy, We spoke often about our families and someone I had the upmost respect for. He made the ultimate sacrifice for the people of Los Angleles County and he will be remembered always

Jerry Markwith
LASD Training Academy class 142 1970

July 11, 2018

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