Police Officer William J. Stender

Police Officer William J. Stender

Miller Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, May 15, 1963

William J. Stender

Police Officer William Stender was killed when the patrol car he was riding in was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street.

Officer Stender had served with the Miller Police Department for only two months. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter-in-law, four grandchildren, three brothers, and a sister.


  • Age 67
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 15, 2015

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