Iowa officer suffers fatal medical emergency after call
Sgt. John Williams, 59, was the agency’s longest-serving sergeant
Duty Death: John Williams - [Coralville, Iowa]
End of Service: 07/03/2022
By Suzie Ziegler
CORALVILLE, Iowa – The Coralville Police Department is mourning an officer who died in the line of duty on Sunday, KCRG reported.
Sgt. John Williams suffered a fatal medical issue after responding to a call that involved the death of a child, according to KWWL. Police emphasized that the events were not directly related but happened in close succession. Police did not immediately give more details about Williams’ cause of death.
Williams, 59, joined the Coralville PD in 1994 and is the agency’s longest-serving sergeant, the report said. He was described by former coworkers as a dedicated family man and public servant.
The men and women of the Johnston Police Department extend their condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Sergeant John Williams of the Coralville Police Department.— Johnston Police Department - Iowa (@Johnston_PD) July 5, 2022
Sgt. Williams served his community for 28 yrs.
Rest In Peace Sgt. Williams. pic.twitter.com/ZduEXuCjtk