Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Incident Date: 12/23/1947
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.