Detective Louis Bomka

Detective Louis Bomka

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Tuesday, May 14, 1918

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Louis Bomka

Detective Bomka was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man charged with molesting his daughter. The shooting took place on the man's property at 377 Sixth Street in the afternoon.

Detective Bomka was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He had served with the Detroit Police Department for 5 years and was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 285
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

arrest attempt

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 14, 2018

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