Undersheriff William M. Scudder

Undersheriff William M. Scudder

Barry County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, May 14, 1884

William M. Scudder

Undersheriff William Scudder was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had assaulted a deputy the previous day. The man shot Undersheriff Scudder in the chest during the arrest.

The subject was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Undersheriff Scudder was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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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

May 14, 2015

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