Officer William Elliott

Officer William Elliott

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Saturday, July 2, 1892

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William Elliott

Officer William Elliott was stabbed to death while patrolling Meyer Street.

Just after midnight, he confronted a notorious criminal. The man pulled out a knife and stabbed Officer Elliott in the chest. He was able to fire at the suspect and killed him. Officer Elliott succumbed to his wounds at the scene.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer William Elliot is hereby remembered on this anniversary of his death and honor him for his service. His assailant was forgotten long ago.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

July 2, 2018

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