Night Policeman Richard D. Williams

Night Policeman Richard D. Williams

Albia Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, January 2, 1941

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Richard D. Williams

Policeman Williams suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in an altercation with two intoxicated men he was attempting to arrest. During the struggle, Policeman Williams struck them several times with his night stick and was able to arrest them. Shortly after he placed them in jail, he collapsed.

Policeman Williams had served with the Albia Police Department for 4 years. He is survived by his four children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in peace Night Policeman Williams.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 3, 2020

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