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Patrolman Luke Howe | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois


Luke Howe

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, August 25, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 54

Tour: 24 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile crash

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Patrolman Luke Howe was killed in an automobile crash as he and another officer escorted a burglary suspect back to police headquarters for questioning.

The collision caused their patrol car to overturn, killing Patrolman Howe and injuring his partner.

Patrolman Howe had served with the Chicago Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.

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Patrolman Howe,
On today, the 87th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol
August 25, 2015


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