Police Officer William Morris Robinson

Police Officer William Morris Robinson

Newburgh City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, November 18, 1973

Add to My Heroes

William Morris Robinson

Officer Robinson was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance in which a man was beating his wife. The suspect holed up inside his house and engaged officers in a shootout.

Officer Robinson was fatally struck as he took cover behind his patrol car. It took several minutes for help to reach Officer Robinson.

Officer Robinson was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and had served with the Newburgh City Police Department for 2 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 44
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

Most Recent Reflection

View all 47 Reflections

48 years ago on Renwick Street a good friend died

James L Foland
City of Newburgh Police Badge 18

November 18, 2021

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.