Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt

Corrections Officer Bill C. Himstedt

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, 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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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 7, 2020

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