Police Officer Louis M. Levine

Police Officer Louis M. Levine

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Friday, January 17, 1936

Louis M. Levine

Officer Levine was shot and killed when he surprised a man stealing tires from a vehicle at a service station on Davenport Street. The two men became engaged in a struggle and rolled into the street. The suspect was able to get up and as he began to run away the two exchanged shots. The suspect was wounded in the leg and Officer Levine was fatally wounded. Another officer shot and killed the suspect a few blocks away.

Officer Levine had served with the Detroit Police Department for 3 months. He was survived by his expectant wife and 6-year-old daughter.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge 934

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My mother who never knew her father, was named after him, Lois Maitland Levine Munro. She died Nov. 2012, I do hope she is reunited with him now. Thanks for everyone's kind comments and memories, I would love to talk sometime with anyone who knew him or my grandmother Jeanne.

Melody Munro-Wolfe, grandaughter
Oldest grandchild

August 29, 2013

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