Trooper William Raymond Dixon

Photo of Trooper William Raymond Dixon
End of Watch: Tue, Jun 28th, 1938
Date of Incident: Sun, Jun 26th, 1938
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 2 years & 9 months
Age: 28


His fiance, parents and sister.


Trooper Dixon stopped to assist two young men with a disabled vehicle. As he approached the vehicle and asked who owned the car, one of the men, who were both members of the Easton Gang, shot Dixon in the hand. Reaching for his gun to return fire, more gunfire erupted and Trooper Dixon was shot. Two days later Trooper Dixon died, but not before one of the assailants had been killed and the other captured.


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