Corrections Officer William Bullard

Photo of Corrections Officer William Bullard
End of Watch: Mon, Jun 14th, 1841
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Assault
Service Time: Not Known
Age: Not Known


Prison Guard William Bullard was killed after being assaulted by several inmates during an escape. As one of the inmates distracted him another struck him in the back of the head with a hammer. He was then held down and beaten to death before the suspects stole his keys and gun.

A total of nine prisoners escape.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Missouri Department of Corrections Patch
2729 Plaza Drive
Jefferson City, Missouri 65109
(573) 526-6535
George A. Lombardi


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