Police Officer William D. Montgomery

Police Officer William D. Montgomery

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, August 24, 1886

William D. Montgomery

Police Officer William Montgomery was shot and killed at police headquarters by a subject who was seeking revenge for being arrested for public intoxication earlier in the evening.

The subject had come back to the police department with the intent of shooting the captain who had arrested him, but instead shot Officer Montgomery.

Officer Montgomery had served with the Montgomery Police Department for three years.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Montgomery,

On the 129th anniversary of your passing, you are remembered and honored. May you rest in peace.

Lt. Milton E. Proctor (Ret)
Deer Park Police Department

August 24, 2015

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