Officer William Joseph Melton

Officer William Joseph Melton

Selma Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, March 20, 1933

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William Joseph Melton

Officer Melton was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several suspects in the Western Railroad yards.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Not available

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