Patrolman Bennie F. Williams

Patrolman Bennie F. Williams

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, October 31, 1931

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Bennie F. Williams

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.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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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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