Patrolman Louis Hardy

Patrolman Louis Hardy

Oshkosh Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, July 28, 1890

Louis Hardy

Patrolman Louis Hardy was shot and killed after arresting an intoxicated man for fighting in a bar. As the man was being escorted to jail, he pulled out a revolver and shot Patrolman Hardy three times.

The suspect was convicted of Patrolman Hardy's murder and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Hardy had served with the Oshkosh Police Department for 4 months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

February 27, 2014

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