Marshal William Glerum

Marshal William Glerum

Zeeland Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, July 18, 1933

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William Glerum

Marshal William Glerum succumbed to injuries sustained three weeks earlier when his vehicle crashed during a vehicle pursuit.

The vehicle he was chasing attempted to block his path and the vehicle collided. Marshal Glerum's vehicle was knocked into a culvert and he sustained serious injuries. He was taken to Zeeland Hospital where he died 19 days later.

Marshal Glerum was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 29, 1933
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 18, 2020

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