Police Officer William Harris Williams

Police Officer William Harris Williams

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, July 3, 2000

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William Harris Williams

Police Officer William Williams was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of SW 77th Court and SW 152nd Street 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 served with the Miami Police Department for 20 years. He 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

funeral escort

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As we approach the 21st year anniversary of your passing, I can say you must have been a great cop and man after meeting and spending time with your son Matthew. May you continue to Rest In Peace in Heaven.

Chief Art Acevedo
Miami Police Department

June 10, 2021

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