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William Ronnie BROOKS,III (PUBLIC SERVANT)

Corning Cemetery
Clay County,
Arkansas

Trooper William Ronnie Brooks III
Arkansas State Police
Arkansas
End of Watch: Thursday, February 27, 1975
Biographical Info
Age: 27
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: 319

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, February 27, 1975
Weapon Used: Officer's handgun
Suspect Info: Sentenced to life

Trooper William Brooks was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three federal fugitives. He had handcuffed two of the suspects but was knocked down and shot with his own service weapon.

The suspect was sentenced to life in prison.
Trooper Brooks had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife.

Ref:http://www.odmp.org/officer/2297-trooper-william-ronnie-brooks-iii (10/06/08)

Contributed on 10/6/08 by tiredtech3
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Record #: 73770

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Submitted: 10/6/08 • Approved: 10/26/14 • Last Updated: 6/11/16 • R73770-G0-S3

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