Police Officer Bruce Williams

Police Officer Bruce Williams

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Wednesday, December 5, 1990

Add to My Heroes

Bruce Williams

Police Officer Bruce Williams was shot and killed when he was robbed as he was pumping gas at East Eight Mile Road near Ryan Road around 11:30 p.m.

When he attempted to take action he was shot twice in the chest and killed. Four suspects, three of them juveniles, were arrested and the gunman was convicted and sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Officer Williams was a U.S. Army veteran and a five-year veteran of the Detroit Police Department. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 4797
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

juvenile, off duty, robbery

Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

RIP, didn't get to know him, but he is my cousin via his mom and her mom. I am also a retired law enforcement officer and have one son on Milwaukee's police department. Peace and blessings

Det. Ahmed Majeed
Milwaukee Police Dept

July 2, 2017

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.