Former Police Chief Fred Mills Passes Away

Retired Independence Chief of Police Fred Mills passed away Thursday February 3, 2022 after a hard fought battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease). Chief Mills retired from the Missouri State Highway Patrol as the Colonel of the Patrol prior to coming to the Independence Police Department, serving from 2001-2008 at IPD and continued to serve the citizens of Independence in private roles even after retirement.

Services information is as follows:
Friday, Feb. 11, 2022
First Baptist Church of Blue Springs
4500 S. Little Blue Pkwy
Visitation 11:00am-1:00pm
Service 1:00pm
Graveside Services at Floral Hills East, 25203 E. 50 Hwy, Lee’s Summit, MO

Patrick Norris

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