Deputy Sheriff William Mahon Banks

Deputy Sheriff William Mahon Banks

Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Friday, June 9, 1989

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William Mahon Banks

Deputy Sheriff Bill Banks was killed when his patrol car was struck by a vehicle that had run a stop sign.

The driver of the other vehicle had turned his lights off to see if any other cars were coming. The man was sentenced to two years in jail.

Deputy Banks was a U.S. Army veteran.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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