Police Officer William B. Burnham

Police Officer William B. Burnham

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, March 18, 1906

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William B. Burnham

Officer Burnham was shot and killed after responding to a call of shots being fired. When Officer Burnham arrived one suspect shot him in the chest. Officer Burnham chased the suspect for half a block before he died.

Officer Burnham had been with the agency for 2 years and was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer Burnham.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 18, 2020

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