Police Officer William "Billie" Nelson

Police Officer William "Billie" Nelson

Midvale Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Wednesday, December 25, 1912

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William "Billie" Nelson

Officer Nelson was shot and killed as he and the regular night watchman attempted to arrest a man who had been firing shots in a neighborhood. As the officers attempted the arrest the man opened fire, instantly killing Officer Nelson.

Officer Nelson had been appointed a special night watchman to assist the normal night watchman during the Christmas holiday.


  • Age 23
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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