Police Officer William J. Stender

Police Officer William J. Stender

Miller Police Department, South Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, May 15, 1963

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William J. Stender

Police Officer William Stender was killed when the patrol car he was a passenger in was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 3rd Street at about 10:15 pm.

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

routine driving

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Rest in peace Officer Stender.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 9, 2019

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