Patrolman Cosby Harris Whitted, Jr.

Patrolman Cosby Harris Whitted, Jr.

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 23, 1963

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Cosby Harris Whitted, Jr.

Patrolman Cosby Whitted was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on the North-South Expressway near the Crittenden Drive on-ramp at, 3:55 pm.

Patrolman Whitted was a US Air Force veteran and had served with the Louisville Police Department for two years.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

traffic patrol

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Patrolman Whitted,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 23, 2023

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