Monday, May 24, 2010

Sergeant William Maldonado III

Sergeant William "Bill" Maldonado III
San Antonio Independent School District Police Department, TX
Born: 1948
Cause of Death: Fall
End of Watch: Thursday, May 27, 1994
Date of Incident: Thursday, May 27, 1994
Age: 45
Badge Number: 107
Tour of Duty: Not available
Suspect Info: N/A
Weapon Used: N/A
Buried: Sunset Memorial
Location of Name on National and Texas Monuments
NLEOMF: P29 - E19
TPOM: 15, C, 04

Sergeant Maldonado was killed after falling off of a ledge while trying to avoid being struck by a vehicle. Sergeant Maldonado and an off-duty officer were at the scene of an accident on an elevated expressway. As he was laying out flares another vehicle lost control and came towards him. In an attempt to avoid being struck, he began to move away from the vehicle when he fell approximately 26 feet off of a ledge to the ground below. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Maldonado was survived by his mother, Josephine, and brother, Kenneth.

San Antonio Independant School District Board approved on May 27, 2009 to officially recognize Sgt. William Maldonado Memorial Observance Day. ----source San Antonio Express News and San Antonio Independant School District website

1 comment:

  1. May you Rest in Peace Billy! Come every October 19th; I always remember your birthday! Your loving mother has now been laid down to rest by your side. May you both Rest in Peace and God Bless you both. Two Beautiful Souls; Gone, but not forgotten. Patty & Ida P.