Patrolman William C. Whitty

Patrolman William C. Whitty

Richmond Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, July 5, 1984

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William C. Whitty

Patrolman William Whitty and Patrolman Ronald Fuller were killed when their airplane crashed while conducting surveillance of a drug bust.

Another small plane collided with their patrol plane as it circled a public housing project.

Patrolman Whitty was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 685

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident
  • Incident Date Not available

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Wild Bill Whitty and I were fellow police officers, and good friends. I have a photo of Bill and Ronnie Fuller hanging in my home office. I think of these guys often. Rest In Peace Brothers.

Richard Terry patrolman/ homicide det.
Richmond PD

November 10, 2020

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