Captain William B. McDaniel

Captain William B. McDaniel

Cedar Rapids Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, January 7, 1885

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William B. McDaniel

Captain William McDaniel fell from a railroad bridge as he and other officers were chasing a man who had just stabbed another man to death. He died from a head injury an hour later. The suspect was apprehended.

Captain McDaniel had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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