Patrolman William Ross Ewing

Patrolman William Ross Ewing

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, February 7, 1953

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William Ross Ewing

Patrolman William Ewing succumbed to head injury five days earlier when his head struck a utility pole while leaning to take a turn on his motorcycle on Voskamp Street near Vinial Street.

He was taken to Allegheny Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries five days later.

Patrolman Ewing was a U.S. Army veteran of WWII and had served with the Pittsburgh Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his expectant wife and four children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 years, 11 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, February 2, 1953

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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)

February 7, 2021

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