Police Officer Cleo Chrest

Police Officer Cleo Chrest

Manhattan Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Saturday, January 27, 1951

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Cleo Chrest

Officer Cleo Chrest was killed in an automobile accident while he and his partner responded to a call.

Another vehicle crossed over the center line and struck their patrol car and killing Officer Chrest.

Officer Chrest was a United States Navy Reserve veteran and served with the Manhattan Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife, son, daughter, parents, three brothers, and two sisters.

He is buried at the Louisville Cemetery in Louisville, Pottawatomie County, Kansas,


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in Peace, Officer Chrest. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2014

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