Patrolman Edward Byrnes

Patrolman Edward Byrnes

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, July 4, 1895

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Edward Byrnes

Patrolman Byrnes was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest at a tavern in the 400 block of Roselane Street. He and several other officers were attempting to clear a corner of loitering men when one of the men in the crowd opened fire.

Patrolman Byrnes was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Louisville Police Department for two years.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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