Patrolman Edward R. Froedge

Patrolman Edward R. Froedge

Owensboro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, November 4, 1956

Edward R. Froedge

Patrolman Froedge was killed in an automobile accident during a pursuit.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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From Courier Journal archives: "Owensboro policeman was killed and another critically in-jured today when their patrol cars collided at an intersection. Rufus Edward Froedge, 35, was killed when his vehicle collided with a cruiser driven by Robert Carrico, 35. Froedge was pursuing a speeding car before the collision, Night Police Chief Stuart Lambert reported. All Owensboro police vehicles are one-man operations, Froedge is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gay Froedge; a son, Bobby Froedge; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Froedge, "

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Daviess County Sheriff

June 28, 2017

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