Police Officer Robert Alan Williams

Police Officer Robert Alan Williams

West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021

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Robert Alan Williams

Police Officer Robert Williams from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Officer Williams had served with the West Palm Beach Police Department for over 20 years. Officer William is survived by his wife and two stepsons.

Officer Williams' brother, Police Officer David Ciacco of the New York City Police Department, died on February 12th, 2015, as the result of exposure to toxins while participating in rescue and recovery efforts following the September 11th, 2001, Terrorist Attacks.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 47
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 1551

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 27, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Police Officer Robert Alan Williams and the extended law enforcement family of the West Palm Beach Police Department, Florida.


End of Watch Monday, August 16, 2021


Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

October 10, 2021

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