Officer William L. Davidson

Officer William L. Davidson

Santa Monica Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, August 22, 1969

Add to My Heroes

William L. Davidson

Officer William Davidson was killed in a motorcycle crash in the Santa Monica Courthouse parking lot while training a new officer on the operation of the department's three-wheeled motorcycles.

He was leaving the parking lot when he struck a chain that had been strung across the entrance to Pico Boulevard.

Officer Davidson had served with the Santa Monica Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


Most Recent Reflection

View all 12 Reflections

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 22, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.