Patrolman William Kelly Burge

Patrolman William Kelly Burge

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Wednesday, September 25, 1940

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William Kelly Burge

Patrolman William Burge was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of Taylor Boulevard and Oleanda Avenue while on patrol at approximately 3:15 pm.

It is believed that Patrolman Burge failed to kick up his kick-stand, which then caught in the street and caused the accident.

Patrolman Burge had served with the Louisville Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 72nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 25, 2012

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