Trooper William Michael Kees

Trooper William Michael Kees

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

End of Watch Saturday, February 5, 1983

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William Michael Kees

Trooper William Kees was killed in an automobile crash during a vehicle pursuit in Lincoln Parish.

He had made a traffic stop in Ouachita Parish and, as he approached the vehicle, it sped away. He pursued the vehicle for approximately 20 miles before he lost control on a curve on Route 43, between Choudrant and Calhoun, and struck a tree.

The person he was pursuing turned himself a short time later.

Trooper Kees had been with the Louisiana State Police for three years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended

traffic stop, vehicle pursuit

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Rest in peace Trooper Kees.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 23, 2019

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