Officer William R. McDaniel

Officer William R. McDaniel

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, October 6, 1934

William R. McDaniel

Officer McDaniel was shot and killed as he and a tow truck driver were impounding a car that had been abandoned by an ex-convict. The man returned to the scene and fatally wounded both men. Officer McDaniel was able to return fire and wound the suspect who was later shot and killed by a sheriff's posse.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 83rd anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

RIP the tow truck driver.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

October 6, 2017

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