Police Officer Michael C. Williams

Police Officer Michael C. Williams

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, September 21, 2014

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Michael C. Williams

Police Officer Michael Williams was killed in a vehicle crash on the Buckner Expressway, near Bryant Avenue, at approximately 5:45 am.

Officer Williams was riding in the rear compartment of an NYPD passenger van en route to an assignment at the United Nations. The vehicle struck the center divider during a period of extremely heavy rain. Officer Williams was ejected from the rear of the van and suffered fatal injuries.

Eight other officers in the van were injured.

Officer Williams had served with the New York City Police Department for eight months and had previously served with the Duchess County Sheriff’s Department. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge 11513

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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My son and I saw your memorial bench on the Dutchess Rail Trail yesterday. After reading about you, it was clear that you were loved and as the bench says, "Love never dies." RIP sir. You will not be forgotten.

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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania

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