Special Officer Peter Kozlowski

Special Officer Peter Kozlowski

Mount Carmel Borough Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, August 9, 1921

Peter Kozlowski

Officer Kozlowski was shot and killed at the scene of a domestic disturbance in which a man had shot his father-in-law. When the officers arrived the suspect shot Officer Kowlowski's partner. Officer Kozlowski tackled the suspect but was shot in the heart and killed. Other officers on the scene returned fire, killing the suspect.

Officer Kozlowski had been with the agency for six months and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 3, 2013

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