Policeman Lowell Pew

Policeman Lowell Pew

Louisiana Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, February 14, 1900

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Lowell Pew

Policeman Lowell Pew was shot and killed in the railroad yard by one of three tramps he caught breaking into a freight car. All three suspects were captured two months later.

On September 27, 1900, two of the suspects escaped from the Bowling Green Jail by tunneling out of their cell into a sewer which led to the outside. On October 7, 1900, they shot and mortally wounded Patrolman Raphael A. Girard of the Hannibal, Missouri, Police Department.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends as another year passes. May they know that you will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 16, 2010

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