Police Officer William Don Craig

Police Officer William Don Craig

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, June 21, 1988

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William Don Craig

Officer Craig was struck by a drunk driver and killed. The drunk driver had fallen asleep at the wheel at the time of the accident. Officer Craig remained in intensive care for 3 months before succumbing to his injuries. The suspect was found guilty and sentenced to prison but was released after serving only 2 years.

Officer Craig was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 21, 1988
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Released after 2 years

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I've thought of you and yours frequently throughout my career Officer Craig. Very grateful for your service and your legacy.
John 5: 28-29

Lt. Eddy Ballester
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

July 15, 2017

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