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Police Officer Louis J. Vasger | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

Louis J. Vasger

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Friday, April 13, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 7 years, 6 months

Badge # 6783

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Shot and killed

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Police Officer Louis Vasger was shot and killed during a robbery of a local bar.

The subject and an accomplice were shot and killed by other responding officers a short distance away.

Officer Vasger was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for seven and a half years. He was survived by his wife Janice and their three sons.

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J lived next door to Lou & his family on Granite St in Philadelphia. I played with his oldest son all the time & i remember his wife Janice. Her & my mom were good friends. I just remember my mom getting dressed to go to the funeral & how sad she was. I would love to hear from any of the Vasgar family, to just catch up & say hi.

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August 8, 2015

 

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