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.

Bio

  • 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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Patrolman Byrnes,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 4, 2020

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