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Detective Corporal Louis William Donald, Jr. | Gary Police Department, Indiana Gary Police Department, Indiana

Detective Corporal

Louis William Donald, Jr.

Gary Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch: Monday, August 27, 2001

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 447

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Detective Corporal Louis Donald was killed in an automobile accident during a vehicle pursuit at approximately 9:30 pm while working a special traffic detail.

Detective Corporal Donald's patrol car and another patrol car were approaching the intersection of 25th Avenue and Chase Street at the same time. As the second patrol car stopped to give Detective Corporal Donald the right of way, he also attempted to stop and his patrol car struck a light pole. All three occupants in the suspect vehicle were apprehended.

Detective Corporal Donald had served with the Gary Police Department for nine years and was a US Army veteran. He was survived by his parents, daughter and three sons.

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Rest in peace.

Sgt. Jim Russo
August 29, 2016


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