Patrolman William R. Gilham

Patrolman William R. Gilham

DeQueen Police Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Thursday, July 5, 1984

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William R. Gilham

Patrolman Gilham, Captain William Mills, Patrolman Herman Jones and Sergeant Roy Brewer were all killed in an head-on automobile accident while en route to attend the funeral of Trooper Louis Bryant, of the Arkansas State Police. Trooper Bryant had been shot and killed in the line of duty six days earlier.

Patrolman Gilham was survived by his wife and four stepsons.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 26

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Missing you today and always. I wonder what life would have been with you here all these years. All you ever wanted to be was a cop. I will see you again. Love you.
Your little Sis.

Linda Gilham-Elmore

July 5, 2021

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