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 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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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Williams.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 26, 2020

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