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 was a U.S Navy veteran of WWII and had served with the Louisville Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

vehicle pursuit

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 10, 2020

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