Chief of Police Marvin Williams

Chief of Police Marvin Williams

Midland City Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, July 18, 1926

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Marvin Williams

Chief Williams was shot and killed by the driver of a car he had stopped and attempted to arrest.

The 25-year-old suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. In 1928 his sentence was commuted to life. He was paroled on August 20, 1941.

Chief Williams was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1941

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 18, 2020

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