Pat Casey died February 25, 2017 at home surrounded by his family, following a struggle with cancer. He was 75. Pat was born December 3, 1941 in Sioux City, Iowa. He graduated high school in Oakland, CA after which he joined the United States Navy where he served as a jet mechanic. He was stationed Naval Air Station San Diego, when he met his future wife Mary Ellen. They would be married for 53 years until his death.
Pat began his law enforcement career in the California Highway Patrol where he rode motorcycles. He and his family came to Colorado and he joined the Westminster Police Department in 1973. While there he served as a motorcycle officer, sergeant, and lieutenant, the rank he held when he retired in 2003. He was a graduate of the 149th Session of the FBI National Academy and was active in the Rocky Mountain Chapter until his passing. Pat ascended through the chairs of the presidency to serve as the chapter’s president in 2000.
We are grateful for his contribution to our chapter and the friendship we enjoyed with him for so long.