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Officer William Lawrence Bowman | San Francisco Police Department, California San Francisco Police Department, California


William Lawrence Bowman

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, January 4, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Incident Date: 12/23/1947

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Officer William Bowman died of injuries he received when he fell from his motorcycle.

He was responding to a report of a robbery in progress at the corner of Sixth Avenue and Geary Boulevard. As Officer Bowman approached the intersection he turned sharply to avoid an approaching patrol car and fell from his motorcycle.

Officer Bowman had served with the San Francisco Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Never forgotten. I've heard stories of your life. Thank you for your sacrifice. RIP

2LT Kyle Buickerood
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January 28, 2016


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