Deputy Sheriff Bruce Allen Williams

Deputy Sheriff Bruce Allen Williams

Green Lake County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, October 19, 2003

Bruce Allen Williams

Deputy 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, and 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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Thinking of u on your "53" birthday ! You could've retired today. Miss you

Deputy Mike Williams
Jefferson County Sheriff--wisconsin

August 7, 2018

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