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Detective Louis Bomka | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Detective

Louis Bomka

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, May 14, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Detective Bomka was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man charged with molesting his daughter. The shooting took place on the man's property on Sixth Street.

Detective Bomka was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He had served with the Detroit Police Department for 5 years and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Det. Bomka,
Sir, even though it's been 97 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the USN.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
May 15, 2015

 

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