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Traffic Officer William Romano | Houghton Police Department, Michigan Houghton Police Department, Michigan

Traffic Officer

William Romano

Houghton Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 4, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .30-.30

Offender: Committed suicide

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Officer Romano was shot and killed as he and his partner responded to a location where a man had just shot his neighbor. The man opened fire on the officers as they exited their patrol car, killing Officer Romano.

The suspect then went into his home and committed suicide.

Officer Romano was single and had served with the agency for 8 years.

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Our promise to him; Always honored, never forgotten, forever grateful for his service to his community and to our nation.

Sgt. T Jake Jones
Greater Cleveland Peace Officer Memorial Society, Ohio
November 4, 2016


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