Patrolman William F. Holbert, Jr.

Patrolman William F. Holbert, Jr.

Binghamton Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, July 17, 1972

William F. Holbert, Jr.

Patrolman Holbert was shot and killed after responding to a family disturbance call. The suspect was shot and wounded by other officers before being taken into custody. The man was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Patrolman Holbert had been with the agency for two years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not guilty by reason of insanity

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My dad was my hero. not a day goes by that I do not think of him. My son kind of resembles him and I now have a grandson that was given his name. I wish my kids and grandkids were able to know such a wonderful man. Never forgotten and always missed.

Veronica Holbert Adams

March 1, 2018

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