Officer William A. Wilkins
Oakland Police Department
Date of Birth: December 20, 1971
Date Appointed: June 1, 1993
End of Watch: January 12, 2001
An undercover Oakland narcotics officer was shot and killed by two rookie policeman while he was arresting a car theft suspect last night.
William Wilkins, 29, a seven-year veteran of the department, was the 46th Oakland policeman to die in the line of duty since 1867 but the first killed by friendly fire.