Deputy Sheriff Will R. Velvin

Deputy Sheriff Will R. Velvin

Hunt County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, September 13, 1902

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Will R. Velvin

Deputy Velvin was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for violating local liquor laws. Deputy Velvin had sworn out three warrants against the suspect only two days earlier.

Deputy Velvin had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Deputy Sheriff, Velvin,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Hunt County.


United States Border Patrol

September 13, 2022

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