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, vehicle crash

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My Grandfather, I was 7 when he died. I became a Deputy in 1986. His driver that night bears no responsibility although he lived with this until he died.

Will Elliott

August 8, 2023

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