11/18/2015 - DPD Officers Wear Mourning Bands To Commemorate 11/18/27 Line Of Duty Death Of Ofc. William Bowman
Officer Bowman joined the Darien Police Department on February 1, 1926. Bowman enjoyed an exemplary record of service to the Department and furthered his service to the community by also serving as a volunteer firefighter. Bowman, the father of six children, was killed in a motor vehicle accident while on duty on November 18, 1927. His memory is preserved on a bronze plaque installed in the lobby of Darien Police Headquarters.