Deputy Sheriff William Allen "Bubba" Elliott

Deputy Sheriff William Allen "Bubba" Elliott

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, February 25, 1968

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William Allen "Bubba" Elliott

Deputy Sheriff William Elliott was killed in a vehicle crash in the 1200 block of Troupe Street while responding to a rape call.

Another car ran a stop sign as the patrol car approached the intersection of Richmond Avenue and Troupe Street. The driver of the patrol car attempted to avoid a collision and skidded into a tree in the front yard of 1229 Troupe Street. Deputy Elliott was ejected from the vehicle and suffered fatal injuries.

Deputy Elliott had served with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office for 18 years and had previously served with the Augusta Fire Department and Fort Gordon Fire Department. He was survived by his wife, son, four daughters, four grandchildren, and three sisters.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

sex offense

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We cannot fully honor our heroes of the present without honoring our heroes of the past, Your heroism and service is honored today, the 53rd anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 12, 2021

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