Town Marshal William Louis Cox

Town Marshal William Louis Cox

Dania Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, August 24, 1915

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William Louis Cox

Town Marshal William Cox was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance.

The suspect then murdered his own wife before committing suicide.

Marshal Cox had no previous experience as a law enforcement officer and was hired the previous year, after Town Marshal John Clifton was murdered, because of fearless discharge of duties.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

domestic

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Marshall William Louis Cox will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 17, 2018

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