Patrolman Edward P. Nowakowski

Patrolman Edward P. Nowakowski

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, July 10, 1957

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Edward P. Nowakowski

Patrolman Edward Nowakowski was killed in a motorcycle accident while he and his partner pursued a traffic violator.

Another vehicle pulled out in front of them at 3rd Street and Winkler Avenue, striking Patrolman Nowakowski head-on.

Patrolman Nowakowski had served with the Louisville Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 55th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

July 10, 2012

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