Patrolman Luke Howe

Patrolman Luke Howe

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, August 25, 1928

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Luke Howe

Patrolman Luke Howe was killed in an automobile crash as he and another officer escorted a burglary suspect back to police headquarters for questioning.

The collision caused their patrol car to overturn, killing Patrolman Howe and injuring his partner.

Patrolman Howe had served with the Chicago Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Howe,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chicago. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 25, 2018

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