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 William 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.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

disturbance, fight call

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest In Peace always.

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

June 29, 2020

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