Officer Osmer G. Milbert

Officer Osmer G. Milbert

Quincy Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 28, 1957

Osmer G. Milbert

Officer Osmer Milbert was shot and killed after he and several other officers responded to what they believed to be a suicide call on Broadway. When they arrived at the scene they were immediately fired upon by a suspect who had just shot and wounded his brother-in-law.

Officer Milbert was shot once in the neck as he took cover behind an ambulance. The suspect surrendered a short time later after being shot in the leg during the ensuing shootout. Another officer was also wounded during the shootout. The suspect was committed to a mental hospital.

Officer Milbert had served with the Quincy Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 50
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed to mental hospital

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Officer Milbert's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 10-12-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

October 12, 2017

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