Captain William B. McDaniel

Captain William B. McDaniel

Cedar Rapids Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, January 7, 1885

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William B. McDaniel

Captain William McDaniel was struck by a train while chasing two suspected murderers across a railroad bridge.

Captain McDaniel had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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