"Cap! We don't want a fucking rat like Phelps!"
―William Tilden during the opening of "The Gas Man"

William Tilden is a character featured in L.A. Noire. He is a detective in the Los Angeles Police Department, and works in the Arson Department in the Wilshire Police Station. He is a smoker and a loudmouth. He is seen in the "The Gas Man".

He seems to dislike and taunt Cole Phelps because of his affair with Elsa Lichtmann.


  • His badge is labeled "DETECTIVE" and bears the number 1432.
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