Police Officer Vernon O. "Bill" Winn

Police Officer Vernon O. "Bill" Winn

Iberia Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 1997

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Vernon O. "Bill" Winn

Officer Bill Winn died after suffering a heart attack following an altercation during a drunk driving arrest.

The heart attack occurred while he was transporting the suspect to jail. His patrol car went out of control on Main Street.

Officer Winn was a United States World War II Army veteran who had served with the Iberia Police Department for 13 years as an auxiliary officer and was hired as a full-time officer nine days earlier. He was survived by his wife, four sons, a daughter, a sister, 10 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.


  • Age 73
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

DUI, transport

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Rest in peace Officer Winn.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 11, 2020

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