Chief of Police William R. Davies

Chief of Police William R. Davies

Grottoes Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, July 21, 1988

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William R. Davies

Chief Davies was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. He was in Harrisonburg meeting with the Commonwealth's Attorney when he was notified of an emergency in Grottoes, approximately 16 miles away.

As he responded along Route 256 he lost control in rainy weather and struck a guard rail on the driver's side door.

Chief Davies had served with the Grottoes Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 22

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 21, 2020

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