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Colonel Gene Spaulding
Florida Highway Patrol
2900 Apalachee Parkway
Neil Kirkman Building
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 617-2301
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Master Sergeant William Trampass Bishop was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a traffic accident as he was standing outside of his patrol car. Master Sergeant Bishop was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Master Sergeant Bishop is the 3rd law enforcement officer to be struck and killed in 2017 and the fourth officer fatality from the state of Florida.