Patrolman William Luther Crowe

Patrolman William Luther Crowe

Acworth Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, October 23, 1954

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William Luther Crowe

Patrolman William Crowe succumbed to injuries sustained one week earlier when he was involved in a vehicle crash while pursuing a drunk driver.

His 1949 Ford patrol car went out of control and struck a tree.

Patrolman Crowe had served with the Acworth Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and several grandchildren.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 17, 1954
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Officer Crowe, you have not been forgotten. A memorial has been erected in your honor at the Acworth Police Department and will be dedicated next month. We honor your sacrifice, and the sacrifices of all the fallen. Rest in peace, we have the watch.

Sgt. Lisa Montcalm
Acworth Police Department

September 3, 2020

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