Assignment: Traffic Division, Solo Bike
Date of Birth: March 31, 1977
Appointment Date: February 27, 2003
End of Watch: August 8, 2023
On the night of July 11, 2023, Solo Bike Officer Bill Sapolu was en route to assist a fellow officer responding to a weapons violation call when his motorcycle struck a concrete median on Farrington Highway in Kapolei. He was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious injuries. On August 8, 2023, Officer Sapolu succumbed to his injuries.
In addition to 20 years of service with HPD, Officer Sapolu was also a Hawaii Army National Guard veteran. He is survived by his wife and children.