Officer William D. McKim

Officer William D. McKim

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 6, 1973

William D. McKim

Officer McKim was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a commercial vehicle which had attempted to bypass the Coyote Scale Facility in San Jose. Officer McKim's cruiser crossed the center lane of U.S. Highway 101 and was struck head-on.
Officer McKim had been with the agency for 19 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 1576

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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It gets harder every year to not have him in my life. Especially since I no longer have our parents in my life. As I have gotten older, the hurt is deeper.

Janet McKim Greenhow

August 8, 2016

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