Officer Robert L. Williams

Officer Robert L. Williams

Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, May 2, 1968

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Robert L. Williams

Officer Robert Williams succumbed to injuries from an automobile accident the previous day.

Officer Williams' patrol car experienced a mechanical failure, causing it to collide with another vehicle on Trinity Lane and flip over. He was transported to General Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Williams Was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Metro Nashville Police Department for five years. He was survived by his daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 224
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 1, 1968

automobile accident, vehicle crash

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Today I lost my father. In 1968. I wish he could see me, his daughter and his grandchildren and great grandchildren. One day, Dad, we will all be together.❤️

Tracy J Williams Horton

May 2, 2023

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