Chief of Police Peter Milligan

Chief of Police Peter Milligan

Woodlawn Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, July 19, 1925

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Peter Milligan

Chief of Police Peter Milligan was killed in an automobile crash while he and another officer drove to McKees Rocks to search to search for a suspect at approximately 1:00 am.

During the driver Chief Milligan became blinded by the lights from an oncoming car and drove off the road between Woodlawn and South Heights. His patrol car struck a pole, causing him to suffer a skull fracture.

Chief Milligan was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 19, 2020

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