Patrolman Thomas M. Giltner

Patrolman Thomas M. Giltner

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 1919

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Thomas M. Giltner

Patrolman Giltner was shot and killed as he walked his foot post, unarmed, near Seventh Street and Broadway.

He was shot while trying to arrest two men at 2 o'clock in the morning in front of a garage.

A suspect was arrested but later acquitted at trial.

Patrolman Giltner was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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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

June 2, 2015

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