Officer Memorial

Officer William Becker

State Environmental Conservation Officer - Assigned to Suffolk County, Appointed November 10, 1968

Died in the line of duty March 11, 1981

E.C.O. William Becker served his entire career residing in eastern Suffolk County. While there are many unanswered questions surrounding his death, E.C.O. Becker was found in his uniform, drowned at a marina in Southold on March 11, 1981. He had served fifteen years and had two children. He was 43 years old at the time of his death.