Police Officer William Harris Williams

Police Officer William Harris Williams

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, July 3, 2000

William Harris Williams

Officer Williams was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car while he was escorting a funeral procession.

He was following alongside the procession when one of the participating vehicles made an abrupt left turn, cutting in front of Officer Williams. He collided with the vehicle and was thrown from the motorcycle, suffering severe head injuries.

He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in critical condition for two days before he was removed from life support.

Officer Williams had been with the Miami Police Department for 20 years, and is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 1, 2000

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My brother in blue, my bother in law. You should be proud, your son and my son now following your foot steps. Glad you are looking after us.

Detective Roger Ruano
Seminole Police Department

July 28, 2017

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