Sheriff: A Memoir of a Lawman from Bloody Williamson County, Illinois

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Turner Publishing Company, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 160 pages
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Features the history of Harry Spiller from his time entering the Williamson County, IL Sheriff's Department. In February 1974, Sheriff Russell Oxford hired him as a radio dispatcher for the Sheriff's Department. From that time until March 1979 Spiller worked as a radio dispatcher, deputy sheriff, and Chief Deputy in the department. Spiller ran for Sheriff and on November 2, 1982 was elected as the 42nd Sheriff of Williamson County, Illinois. The rest is his story as he endured the times known as Bloody Vendetta to the updating of the telephone recording equipment and the presidential visit of President Ronald Reagan.
 

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Contents

Williamson County Map
5
Chapter ThreeRoutine Patrol
23
Chapter FiveCops Are People Too
37
Chapter SixA Case of Murder and Kidnapping
51
Chapter NineThe Abductions
76
Chapter Eleven The First Days In Office
91
Chapter Fourteen77ze Psychic
114
Chapter Sixteen77ze Exhumed Body and Other Murders
128
Chapter EighteenPresident s Visit
146
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Harry is also the author of Death Angel: A Vietnam Memoir of a Bearer of Death messages to Families.

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