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.


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

Incident Details

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


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Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him, may his soul and the souls of your faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace Amen.

Officer John Amici
Philadelphia Police

April 14, 2024

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