Sheriff William Robert Monroe

Sheriff William Robert Monroe

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, March 25, 1921

William Robert Monroe

Sheriff Monroe was killed when his boat exploded. Sheriff Monroe was chasing rum runners during Prohibition. The cause of the explosion was never determined.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion

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I am so proud that you are honored in this way, for your courage and sacrifice. My Mother Maryanne was your niece. We heard the story all our lives.You were my Grandfathers brother, your wife was my Grandmothers sister. Everyone were "double cousins" in your immediate family.

Great Niece /2017

March 12, 2017

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