Police Officer Arthur L. Williams

Police Officer Arthur L. Williams

Newark Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Wednesday, March 1, 1978

Arthur L. Williams

Officer Arthur Williams was shot and killed while chasing two men who had broken into his home.

Officer Williams had grabbed his service revolver and identified himself. As he chased the suspects down the stairs, one of the men turned and fired, striking Officer Williams. Both suspects were eventually apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Williams had served with the Newark Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 1547

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 40th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 14, 2018

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