Lieutenant William L. Emerson

Lieutenant William L. Emerson

Boca Raton Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, May 19, 1975

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William L. Emerson

Lieutenant William Emerson suffered a fatal heart attack during a SWAT training exercise.

The team had just completed a one mile run around the track at Florida Atlantic University when suddenly collapsed shortly before noon.

Lieutenant Emerson was a charter member and past president of the Fraternal Order of Police, Boca Raton Lodge 35.


  • Age 51
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Rest in peace Lt. Emerson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 17, 2019

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