Detective Sergeant Louis Foster Bertucci

Detective Sergeant Louis Foster Bertucci

Richmond Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 9, 1925

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Louis Foster Bertucci

Sergeant Louis Bertucci was shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute at 1006 Bacon Street.

He was confronted by the suspect, who had just murdered his wife, and was shot and killed. As Sergeant Bertucci lay wounded on the ground he returned fire and wounded the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of murder and subsequently executed on March 19th, 1926.

Sergeant Bertucci had been with the agency for 16 years. He was survived by his mother and two sisters.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and wounded


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Rest in peace Detective Sergeant Bertucci.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 19, 2020

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