Police Officer William T. Rumble

Police Officer William T. Rumble

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, October 29, 1947

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William T. Rumble

Police Officer William Rumble was killed when his patrol car was struck by another vehicle at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street.

He was ejected from his vehicle onto the pavement and then run over by his own patrol car.

Officer Rumble had served with the Seattle Police Department for six years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Officer Rumble,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Seattle. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 29, 2022

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