Deputy Sheriff William P. Colbert

Deputy Sheriff William P. Colbert

St. Louis County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, August 25, 1948

William P. Colbert

Deputy Sheriff William Colbert was killed while responding to a call. Deputy Colbert was responding to two burglary calls when a truck pulled out in front of his patrol car. Deputy Colbert was transported to a local hospital where he died later in the day from internal injuries.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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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 65th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 13, 2013

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