Police Officer William Duross

Police Officer William Duross

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, April 15, 1960

William Duross

Officer Duross suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in a vehicle pursuit.

He collapsed shortly after returning to the police station at the intersection of 39th Street and Lancaster Avenue.

Officer Duross was U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 1988
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Dear Dad,
Once again we are at the Anniversary of your death.
It has been 58 years since you left us. I miss you so much. You were the best Dad a little girl could ask for, we your family meant every to you. Until I see you again.
All my love

Margaret Duross Hueber

April 15, 2018

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