Sergeant Louis Fowler

Sergeant Louis Fowler

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, December 9, 1939

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Louis Fowler

Sergeant Fowler was injured when his motorcycle fell onto of him. Sergeant Fowler had pulled away on his motorcycle without kicking up his kick stand. When Sergeant Fowler turned the kick stand caught in the street car tracks in the street causing him to fall from the motorcycle. The motorcycle landed on top of Sergeant Fowler, fracturing his skull. Sergeant fowler died two days later from the injury.
Sergeant Fowler had been with the agency for four years.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 7, 1939

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Your 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 10, 2011

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