Policeman William A. Monroe

Policeman William A. Monroe

Salisbury Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, February 13, 1909

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William A. Monroe

Policeman William Monroe was shot and killed by a man he attempted to arrest for wife beating.

The suspect was apprehended four months later in Sweetwater, Tennessee.

Policeman Monroe was survived by his two sons.


  • Age 50
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Apprehended


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Officer Monroe,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Salisbury.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 13, 2019

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