Police Officer John Horan

Police Officer John Horan

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, November 15, 1900

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John Horan

Officer John Horan was killed instantly when he was thrown from his horse at the intersection of 30th and Walnut Streets and suffered a broken neck. He and another officer were en route to their post at 28th and Chestnut Streets when the accident occurred.

Officer Horan had served with the Louisville Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and four sons.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Officer Horan,
On today, the 115th 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

November 15, 2015

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