Louisville Metro Police Department

Louisville Metro Police Department, KY

Louisville Metro Police Department

Patrolman John Gruber

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Monday, January 27, 1930

Cause: Vehicular assault

Patrolman Birch Puff

Louisville Police Department, KY

EOW: Saturday, November 29, 1890

Cause: Heart attack

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 112

  • Animal related 2
  • Assault 3
  • Automobile crash 17
  • Drowned 1
  • Duty related illness 2
  • Electrocuted 1
  • Fire 1
  • Gunfire 49
  • Gunfire (Inadvertent) 2
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 14
  • Stabbed 2
  • Struck by train 1
  • Struck by vehicle 4
  • Vehicle pursuit 7
  • Vehicular assault 5

By Month

  • January 10
  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 14
  • May 14
  • June 4
  • July 8
  • August 17
  • September 10
  • October 5
  • November 9
  • December 9

By Gender

  • Male 110
  • Female 2

K9 Line of Duty Deaths: 1

  • Automobile crash 1