Deputy Sheriff Bruce Allen Williams

Deputy Sheriff Bruce Allen Williams

Green Lake County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, October 19, 2003

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Bruce Allen Williams

Deputy Sheriff Bruce Williams was shot and killed after responding to a domestic violence call.

When Deputy Williams arrived at the call on South Street, the suspect opened fire with a high-powered rifle, striking Deputy Williams in the neck and upper shoulder area above his vest. The suspect then locked himself in his apartment.

Deputies fired tear gas and flash-bangs into the apartment to distract the suspect and entered the apartment. They found the suspect dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Deputy Williams had served with the Green Lake County Sheriff's Office for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, three daughters, parents, and three siblings.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 42

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; AK-47
  • Offender Committed suicide


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Deputy Sheriff Williams,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Green Lake County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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