Police Officer Will Dillard

Police Officer Will Dillard

Anniston Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, September 12, 1914

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Will Dillard

Officer Will Dillard and Officer J.W. Dashwood were shot and killed while raiding an illegal liquor establishment. They were shot as they walked up the front steps to the home.

The suspect fled after firing the shots but was apprehended a short time later. He was convicted of both murders and hanged on June 25, 1915.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1915

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

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

September 12, 2020

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