Richard D. Williams

Night Policeman

Policeman Williams suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in an altercation with two intoxicated men he was attempting to arrest. During the struggle, Policeman Williams struck them several times with his night stick and was able to arrest them. Shortly after he placed them in jail, he collapsed.

Policeman Williams had served with the Albia Police Department for 4 years. He is survived by his four children.

Albia Police Department

End of Watch: Jan. 2, 1941

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