Officer Milton Earl Whatley

Officer Milton Earl Whatley

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, October 7, 1973

Milton Earl Whatley

Officer Milton Whatley suffered a fatal heart attack after responding to a burglar alarm.

He had run up a long flight of stairs to the location of the alarm, which turned out to be a false. As he returned to his cruiser he suffered the heart attack.

Officer Whatley had been with the Dallas Police Department for two years.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 3143

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 3, 2013

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