The Detectives’ Endowment Association, Inc. — Michael J. Palladino, President

The DEA Honor Roll

Official Line of Duty Deaths

Jennifer A. Williams

Rank: Detective, second grade

Shield Number: 5070

Command: 101 Squad

Date of Death: 02/16/2017

Cause of Death: Illnesses contracted as a result of work on the rescue and recovery from the World Trade Center attacks of September 11, 2001.

Det. Jennifer Williams died on February 16, 2017 of illnesses contracted on her work during the rescue and recovery of 9/11. She was appointed to the NYC Housing Police in January of 1986. She was promoted to third grade Housing Detective in November of 1992. The NYC Housing and Transit Police forces merged into the New York Police Department in 1995. She earned the rank of Detective second grade in March of 2007, and retired out of the 101 Detective Squad in Queens South in July of 2008.

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