Patrolman William Dozier

Patrolman William Dozier

Knoxville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Wednesday, January 1, 1868

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William Dozier

Patrolman Dozier was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an intoxicated man at the Dew Drop Inn in Knoxville. The exact date is not known.

The following year, Patrolman Dozier's brother shot and killed Patrolman Nathan Haynes in the line of duty.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Dozier,
On today, the 149th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Knoxville.


United States Border Patrol

January 1, 2017

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