Constable Bill Garsee

Constable Bill Garsee

Polk County Constable's Office - Precinct 3, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, April 1, 1984

Bill Garsee

Constable Garsee was shot and killed while working on his farm. A car pulled up to his farm and the driver opened fire on Constable Garsee, striking him three times in the chest.

Despite several witnesses, including his wife, and an exhaustive investigation by the sheriff's office and Texas Rangers, no suspects or motive was ever identified.

Constable Garsee had served as constable for seven years and was paid a salary of $1 per year.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved

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Heroes live forever, Constable Garsee, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Polk County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

April 1, 2013

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