Chief of Police William E. "Bill" Lewis

Chief of Police William E. "Bill" Lewis

Capac Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, April 29, 1970

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William E. "Bill" Lewis

Chief Lewis was shot and killed after responding to a home in Memphis where the local police chief had just been shot and wounded. When Chief Lewis arrived at the scene he was shot in the chest and killed. The suspect then committed suicide inside of his home.

Chief Lewis was survived by his wife, wife, son, mother, and nine siblings.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace Chief of Police Lewis.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 30, 2019

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