Police Officer William S. Elliott

Police Officer William S. Elliott

Columbus Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, March 27, 1901

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William S. Elliott

Officer Elliott was shot and killed after he and another officer responded to a domestic disturbance at a home on 5th Avenue. Upon arriving at the scene, Officer Elliott entered a room and was immediately shot and killed by the suspect. Officer Elliott's partner was able to return fire and killed the suspect.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Elliott,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Columbus.


United States Border Patrol

March 27, 2021

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