Sergeant William Rollin Brand

Photo of Sergeant William Rollin Brand
End of Watch: Tue, Feb 8th, 2005
Date of Incident: Tue, Feb 8th, 2005
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 8 years
Age: 39


His wife, three-year-old child, parents, and two brothers


Just before 2:00 A.M. as Sergeant Brand drove home from his shift at the Monroe County Jail, a former inmate drove alongside his vehicle and opened fire with an AR-15. Sergeant Brand was struck in the head. His vehicle then left the roadway and struck a limestone embankment.

The incident occurred on Indiana 37 near Zikes Road.

The suspect was tried and convicted in October 2009 and was sentenced to 65 years in prison.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Monroe County Sheriff's Office Patch
301 North College Avenue
Bloomington, Indiana 47404
(812) 349-2534


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