Officer Osmer G. Milbert

Officer Osmer G. Milbert

Quincy Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, October 28, 1957

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Osmer G. Milbert

Officer Osmer Milbert was shot and killed after he and several other officers responded to what they believed to be a suicide call on Broadway. When they arrived at the scene they were immediately fired upon by a suspect who had just shot and wounded his brother-in-law.

Officer Milbert was shot once in the neck as he took cover behind an ambulance. The suspect surrendered a short time later after being shot in the leg during the ensuing shootout. Another officer was also wounded during the shootout. The suspect was committed to a mental hospital.

Officer Milbert had served with the Quincy Police Department for 10 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed to mental hospital

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Rest in peace Officer Milbert.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 28, 2019

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