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Sergeant Kenneth Dwin Fowler | Lubbock Police Department, Texas Lubbock Police Department, Texas

Sergeant

Kenneth Dwin Fowler

Lubbock Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, June 18, 1992

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: 36 years

Badge # 21

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 40 years

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Sergeant Fowler was shot and killed as he and another officer were covering the body of a caseworker who had been killed by a mental patient. As Sergeant Fowler was kneeling over the victim's body the suspect opened the apartment door and opened fire, striking him in the head and upper body.

The suspect was apprehended by the Lubbock SWAT Team several hours later.

The suspect was sentenced to 40 years in prison after making a plea bargain with prosecutors.

Sergeant Fowler had served with the agency for 36 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

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I remember this day. I was on radio at EMS when this occurred and had met KD before.
He was family to me as a first responder, all are, and I hurt for the loss to his family. Prayers to his family always.

CO Patricia Andrukat
TTUPD
June 19, 2016

 

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