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Detective William Alberto Wilkins | Oakland Police Department, California Oakland Police Department, California


William Alberto Wilkins

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, January 12, 2001

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 7 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 1/11/2001

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Detective William Wilkins was accidentally shot and killed by other officers while on an undercover narcotics stakeout.

Detective Wilkins noticed a stolen car speeding by and gave chase. He caught the vehicle and was arresting the suspect at gunpoint. Uniformed patrolmen arrived on the scene and shot Detective Wilkins, who was in plainclothes. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Detective Wilkins had been employed with the Oakland Police Department for seven years, and is survived by his wife and 10-month-old son.

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Miss you bro...love you and the family. Rest in Paradise

1st Lt Pemberton Gordon
US Army 670th MP CO served with Wille and his dad Fernando
January 12, 2016


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