Sergeant William Hurley

Sergeant William Hurley

Oyster Bay Cove Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, July 22, 1940

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William Hurley

Sergeant Bill Hurley was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on Northern Boulevard at Split Rock Road.

Another vehicle pulled onto the roadway from Split Rock Road, causing Sergeant Hurley to collide with it. He was thrown to the ground and killed instantly.

Sergeant Hurley had served with the Oyster Bay Cove Police Department since the village was incorporated 9 years earlier. He served as the head law enforcement officer in the village. He is survived by his wife, four children, father, three brothers, and three sisters.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 73rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 15, 2013

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