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Police Officer Louis M. Levine | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Louis M. Levine

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Friday, January 17, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 3 months

Badge # 934

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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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.

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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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