Louisville Police Department

Louisville Police Department, KY

Louisville Police Department

Sergeant Louis Fowler

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Saturday, December 9, 1939

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Officer Willis A. Coy

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Thursday, February 11, 1937

Cause: Motorcycle crash

Patrolman John Gruber

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Monday, January 27, 1930

Cause: Automobile crash

Patrolman John Fow

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Saturday, February 17, 1917

Cause: Gunfire

Patrolman Birch Puff

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Saturday, November 29, 1890

Cause: Heart attack

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 84

  • Animal related 2
  • Assault 2
  • Automobile crash 14
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Fire 1
  • Gunfire 40
  • Gunfire (Accidental) 2
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 8
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 1
  • Vehicle pursuit 4
  • Vehicular assault 3

By Month

  • January 9
  • February 6
  • March 2
  • April 9
  • May 9
  • June 2
  • July 6
  • August 14
  • September 7
  • October 5
  • November 7
  • December 8

By Gender

  • Male 83
  • Female 1

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

  • Automobile crash 1

Parent Agencies

The Louisville Police Department has been absorbed by or is a component of the following.