Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Township Constable William "Apache Bill" Semans

Ellsworth Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Sunday, September 26, 1869

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Reflections for Township Constable William "Apache Bill" Semans

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

September 26, 2020

Rest Brother, Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. Ephesians 6:11

Undersheriff Rich Wenzl
Norton Co Sheriff

August 20, 2016

The Ellsworth Police Department is looking for relatives of Officer William Semans. Any close or distant Please contact us to work on a memorial of day he ended his watch for our police station.


September 19, 2015

I found your service record while researching my family history. I appreciate your sacrifice in the line of duty. I honor you and all other law enforcement officers for your bravery in the line of duty.

Gina Snyder
Great grand niece

August 30, 2014

Rest in Peace, Township Constable Semans. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

August 19, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 140th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


September 26, 2009

Thank You!

September 26, 2004

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