Officer killed in the Bronx honored posthumously

A police officer in the Bronx who was killed in the line of duty has received one of the NYPD's highest honors. Commissioner Bill Bratton

The late officer's family received the Purple Shield in his honor.

The late officer's family received the Purple Shield in his honor. (6/10/15)

THE BRONX - A police officer in the Bronx who was killed in the line of duty has received one of the NYPD's highest honors. 

Commissioner Bill Bratton presented the family of Officer Michael Williams with the NYPD Purple Shield. 

Williams was killed in September of last year when a police van he was riding in crashed into a concrete barrier on the Bruckner Expressway. 

Eight other officers were injured in the accident. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The website Glassdoor released its latest list of 1 Word on the Street: Best place to work
2 VIDEO: 2 men rob Bronx deli workers at gunpoint
3 VIDEO: Suspect in Sheridan Avenue murder escorted by police
A stolen van slammed into a tractor-trailer on 4 NYPD: Fleeing driver slams stolen van into tractor-trailer
5 Bronx Sportscast, Dec. 7

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The officers were remembered during a somber ceremony. NYPD adds fallen officers to memorial wall

The NYPD remembered the 18 officers who lost their lives in the line of duty

Fallen NYPD Officer Michael Williams NYPD officer killed in Bronx crash laid to rest

A small sea of police officers, relatives and community members said goodbye Thursday at a

Friends and family say Williams joined the force Friends, family mourn NYPD officer after crash

Family and friends are mourning the loss of the police officer killed in a NYPD

Chopper 12 flew overhead shortly after the two-car Report: Cop not wearing seat belt in fatal crash

The officer killed when an NYPD van crashed in the Bronx over the weekend may

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE