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Patrolman Edward R. Froedge | Owensboro Police Department, Kentucky Owensboro Police Department, Kentucky

Patrolman

Edward R. Froedge

Owensboro Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch: Sunday, November 4, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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

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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, "

Detective Brad Youngman
Daviess County Sheriff
June 28, 2017

 

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