Police Officer Louis J. Vasger

Police Officer Louis J. Vasger

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, April 13, 1973

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Louis J. Vasger

Police Officer Louis Vasger was shot and killed during a robbery of a local bar.

The subject and an accomplice were shot and killed by other responding officers a short distance away.

Officer Vasger was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for seven and a half years. He was survived by his wife Janice and their three sons.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years, 6 months
  • Badge 6783
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

robbery

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Rest in peace Officer Vasger.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 13, 2020

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