Deputy Sheriff William E. Warren

Deputy Sheriff William E. Warren

Ellis County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 4, 1931

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William E. Warren

Deputy William Warren was shot and killed while he and another deputy questioned a suspicious person near the railroad yards. The suspect opened fire as the deputies began to question him. Both deputies were able to return fire and killed the suspect.

Deputy Warren had served with the Ellis County Sheriff's Department for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, August 3, 1931
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

suspicious person

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff William E. Warren. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Ellis County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Ancestors and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thug who murdered you is rotting in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 4, 2016

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