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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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 89th 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 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

April 1, 2014

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