Assistant Chief of Police Louis A. Sheets

Assistant Chief of Police Louis A. Sheets

Farmington Police Department, New Hampshire

End of Watch Wednesday, February 12, 1969

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Louis A. Sheets

Assistant Chief Louis Sheets succumbed to injuries received when his cruiser was struck by a dump truck driven by a 16-year-old at 9:15 pm.

He was transported to Frisbie Memorial Hospital where he passed away from his injuries the next day.

Assistant Chief Sheets was a United States Air Force veteran and served with the Farmington Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife, father, mother, and three sisters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 11, 1969

patrol, vehicle crash

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Assistant Chief Sheets, it has been 55 years since you were taken from us. New Hampshire law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and 1 year of law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

February 12, 2024

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