William John Pettit Sr.
Patrolman William John Pettit Sr.

Wall of Honor

Here we honor officers of the Troutman Police Department who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
The wicked flee when no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion- Proverbs 28:1


Patrolman William John Pettit Sr.
End of Watch; Sunday, December 2, 1990


On Sunday, December 2, 1990 at approximately 3:20 am Patrolman Pettit was responding to a pursuit on Interstate 77 when his patrol car left the roadway in a curve on US Highway 21 South. Patrolman Pettit lost his life as a result of the vehicle crash.