Deputy Roland Peter Williamson

Deputy Roland Peter Williamson

Washington County Sheriff's Department, Arkansas

End of Watch Tuesday, November 7, 1995

Roland Peter Williamson

Deputy Williamson was shot and killed after a prisoner he was guarding wrestled his gun from him and shot him and a bystander. The suspect later shot himself.

Deputy Williamson had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his mother and sister.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 178

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Pete, you will always be my hero. I miss you so much, my heart brakes when I think about you not getting to know your nephews. They would have loved you so much, not a day goes by without me thinking about you. My heart will always hold a special place for my hero, my brother.

Cornelia blair

November 11, 2013

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