Detective Louis Bomka

Detective Louis Bomka

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, May 14, 1918

Louis Bomka

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.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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

United States Border Patrol

May 15, 2015

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