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Officer William Kelly Burge | Louisville Police Department, Kentucky Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

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William Kelly Burge

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Wednesday, September 25, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 13 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer William Burge was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Taylor Boulevard and Oleanda Avenue while on patrol at approximately 3:15 pm.

It is believed that Officer Burge failed to kick up his kick-stand, which then caught in the street and caused the accident.

Officer Burge had served with the Louisville Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
September 25, 2012

 

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