Lieutenant William Benton Mays

Lieutenant William Benton Mays

Robinson Township Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, June 29, 1972

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William Benton Mays

Lieutenant Ted Mays responded to a disturbance call where suspects were fighting in a local bar on Beaver Grade Road. As Lieutenant Mays tried to quell the disturbance, he fell to the ground with a fatal heart attack.

Lieutenant Mays had served with the Robinson Township Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, four sons, two daughters, and 13 grandchildren.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

disturbance, fight call

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Lt. Mays,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Robinson Township. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 29, 2022

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