Patrolman William Lawrence Long, Sr.

Patrolman William Lawrence Long, Sr.

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, October 4, 1958

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William Lawrence Long, Sr.

Patrolman Long was killed in an automobile accident while on patrol in the 5000 block Crittenden Drive at approximately 4:00 am.

Patrolman Long was one of four brothers who were members of the police department and had served with the Louisville Police Department for 5 years. He was U.S Army veteran of the Korean war and was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 386
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Long,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Louisville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 4, 2018

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