Detective William M. Collins

Detective William M. Collins

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, July 6, 1910

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William M. Collins

Detective Collins succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier when he was thrown from a horse-and-buggy. He had received a complaint from a man who claimed to have been swindled, and accompanied the man to question the suspect. While en route the horse bolted, throwing both men from the buggy. Detective Collins struck a tree and suffered severe internal injuries.


  • Age 44
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Incident Date Monday, July 4, 1910

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 6, 2020

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