Lieutenant William Carter Smith

Photo of Lieutenant William Carter Smith
End of Watch: Thu, Apr 26th, 1973
Date of Incident: Fri, Nov 10th, 1972
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 24 years
Age: 45


His wife and son.


Lieutenant Smith was shot while attempting to arrest a murder suspect.

Lieutenant Smith died from his injury 5 months later.

The suspect was tried and convicted for the murder of Lieutenant Smith.


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