Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt

Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 7, 1998

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Bill C. Himstedt

Corrections Officer Bill Himstedt was killed in a prison bus crash as he was transporting prisoners.

The bus overturned after he took evasive action to avoid striking a truck that turned onto the roadway in front of it on Highway 7, near Centerville, Texas.

Officer Himstedt was assigned to the Transportation Unit. He was survived by his son, daughter, brother, sister, and three grandchildren.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, transport

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Rest in Peace Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of The Great State of Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 7, 2016

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