Police Officer William H. Fordham, Jr.

Police Officer William H. Fordham, Jr.

Bergen County Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, September 6, 1985

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William H. Fordham, Jr.

Officer Fordham was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol on Route 17 South in Paramus. His patrol car collided with a tractor trailer. Officer Fordham was transported to a local hospital where he died approximately 3 hours later.

Officer Fordham had served with the agency for 6 years.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 157

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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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)

September 6, 2020

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