Patrolman William Dawson Breland, III

Patrolman William Dawson Breland, III

Walterboro Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, October 15, 1978

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William Dawson Breland, III

Patrolman William Breland was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit.

Patrolman Breland had served with the Walterboro Police Department for two years. He was survived by his mother, stepfather, and siblings.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Breland,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Walterboro. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 15, 2018

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