AZ DPS

FALLEN OFFICERS

William H. Murie

William H. Murie, 31

Residence: Flagstaff
Badge: 721
End of Watch: November 19, 1980

Officer Murie was en route to Phoenix from Flagstaff on Nov. 16 when he stopped just north of Phoenix on Interstate 17 to assist at a crash scene. He was struck by a passing vehicle, crushing his legs and a wrist. Complications resulting from these injuries led to his death on Nov. 19, 1980.