Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 15 years
Badge # 55
Cause: Automobile accident
Patrolman William Chapman was killed in an automobile accident on Genesee Street while responding to a call at St. Elizabeth's Hospital. Another vehicle turned onto Genesee Street from Arnold Street, causing Patrolman Chapman to swerve to avoid a collision. Patrolman Chapman's patrol car then struck a building where he sustained serious internal injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he died approximately one hour later.
Patrolman Chapman had served with the agency for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and two young daughters.