11/18/2021 - Today We Remember Ofc. William Bowman, Killed In The Line of Duty November 18, 1927
On November 18, 1927, Officer William Bowman was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic on the Post Road. Officer Bowman had one year of service with the Darien Police Department and he was the first Darien Police Officer to be killed in the line of duty.
Per Darien Police Department General Order, mourning bands are to be worn on November 18, 2021 in remembrance of Officer Bowman.
Today the men and women of the Darien Police Department pay tribute and honor Officer Bowman for his sacrifice.