Constable William David Smith

Constable William David Smith

Marks Creek Township Constable's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, June 12, 1929

Add to My Heroes

William David Smith

Constable Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for possessing illegal whiskey. The suspect was captured in Richmond, Virginia, two weeks later.

The suspect was convicted of Constable Smith's murder and sentenced to death. He was executed in the electric chair on February 13, 1930.

Constable Smith was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1930

Most Recent Reflection

View all 5 Reflections

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.