Officer Willis A. Coy

Officer Willis A. Coy

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, February 11, 1937

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Willis A. Coy

Officer Coy succumbed to injuries sustained four months earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while on patrol. He was thrown to the ground when his motorcycle struck a hole in the pavement.

Officer Coy had served with the Louisville Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 14, 1936

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Officer Coy,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville.


United States Border Patrol

February 11, 2017

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