71 Precinct Partners
Beyond the Line of Duty
Bill Williams
Chris Potenza
Sergeant Bill Williams & Detective Chris Potenza
while partners in the 71 Precinct racked up a
total of over 300 medals and awards. Making
them one of the most decorated teams in the
New York City Police Department history. After
separating as partners Bill went on to be
promoted to Sergeant and while assigned to the
Intelligence Division supervised a joint NYPD/FBI
Task Force investigating the September 11, 2001
terrorist attack. Chris was promoted to Detective
and while assigned to Brooklyn Special Victims was
a part of the NYPD Hostage Negotiations Team, 2004
to 2006.