Police Officer Edward J. Kowalewski

Police Officer Edward J. Kowalewski

Baltimore City Police Department, Maryland

End of Watch Monday, July 2, 1962

Edward J. Kowalewski

Officer Edward Kowalewski was shot and killed after responding to the sound of gunfire.

Officer Kowalewski was off duty and eating at a restaurant at the corner on North Avenue and Charles Street when he heard gunshots being fired. Officer Kowalewski ran outside and was shot twice by the suspect.

The suspect had shot and wounded a cab driver and was captured after a high speed chase. He had recently been paroled from Folsom Prison in California after serving 10 years of a life sentence for several armed robberies.

Officer Kowalewski had been employed with the Baltimore City Police Department for 8 years. He is survived by his wife and four sons.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Apprehended

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Uncle Ed
I wihs that I could have gotten to know you. You are my inspration.

Detective Allan Bullington
Baltimore Police Retired

November 17, 2015

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