Chief of Police Willard Cash Milstead

Chief of Police Willard Cash Milstead

Princeton Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, October 15, 1957

Willard Cash Milstead

Chief Milstead was shot and killed by a man while he and another officer were placing a second suspect under arrest at the scene of a domestic disturbance. The other officer shot and killed the suspect.

Chief Milstead was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

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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 56th 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 15, 2013

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