William “Bill” Gray is currently working as a Special Agent with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue. He has over 28 years of experience in law enforcement for the military and state and local government. Gray holds an associate degree in Criminal Justice from the Chippewa Valley Technical College and is also a certified Military Police Investigator. William holds certifications in Financial Crimes Investigations, Statement Analysis, Sniper, Rural SWAT, Honor Guard and Firearms certifications among other certifications required to be a law enforcement officer. William was awarded the Wisconsin Professional Police Meritorious Award and the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Partnerships for Public Safety Award and the Law Enforcement Purple Heart Award.
William has been married to his wife Sara for 27 years and is the proud father of one son (26) and two daughters (24) & (16).
As a civilian, he has worked as a deputy sheriff for Dunn and Chippewa Counties in Wisconsin, as well as a city police officer in Colfax and Cornell, WI. During those times he has served as an investigator, investigating financial crimes, fatality crashes, general crimes and child abuse cases. Gray also served in an undercover capacity for three years as narcotics investigator assigned to the West Central Drug Task Force in west central Wisconsin. While with the Chippewa County Sheriff’s Office, William was assigned to the Chippewa Combined Response Team as an entry team member and a sniper. William also volunteered as an Honor Guard member of the Chippewa County Honor Guard team and as a state-certified firearms instructor and still teaches today.
Since returning from Iraq in 2005, he continued to work conducting military investigations until his honorable discharge from the Army in 2008, attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. Gray has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, an Army Commendation Medal, two Army Achievement Medals, Armed Forces Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, three Overseas deployment medals, the Humanitarian Service award for assisting Puerto Rican civilians and military after hurricane Hugo in 1989, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.
We are excited to have Bill as part of our hard-working crew!