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Patrolman Bennie F. Williams | Richmond Police Department, Virginia Richmond Police Department, Virginia

Patrolman

Bennie F. Williams

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Saturday, October 31, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 12 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/31/1931

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Shot and wounded

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Patrolman Bennie Williams was shot and killed near Boulevard and Broad Street while chasing two suspects.

He had attempted to stop a speeding vehicle when the suspect stopped and fled on foot. During the foot chase one of the suspects shot Patrolman Williams. One of the suspects was also shot and wounded.

Patrolman Williams had served with the Richmond Police Department for 12 years.

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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 83rd anniversary year of your death. 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
February 8, 2014

 

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