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Police Officer William A. Guidera | Monterey Park Police Department, California Monterey Park Police Department, California

Police Officer

William A. Guidera

Monterey Park Police Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, September 9, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 2 weeks

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by vehicle

Incident Date: 8/29/1927

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Police Officer William Guidera succumbed to injuries sustained 11 days earlier when he was struck by a vehicle on Garvey Avenue while making a traffic stop.

He had stopped the vehicle for having a defective tail light and was assisting the driver fix it they were both struck. An approaching car was attempting to pass them but swerved back into their lane to avoid a head-on collision. Officer Guidera was pinned between the two vehicles.

He was transported to Alhambra Hospital where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.

Officer Guidera had served with the Monterey Park Police Department for only two weeks.

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Officer Guidera,
On today, the 89th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Monterey Park.


United States Border Patrol
September 9, 2016


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