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 always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 4, 2020

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