Officer Jesse N. Louden

Officer Jesse N. Louden

Indianapolis Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, June 17, 1923

Jesse N. Louden

Officer Jesse Louden was shot during the pursuit of a prowler down North Central Avenue. He succumbed to his injuries three days after the shooting.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison. After escaping twice the man was paroled in 1968.

Officer Louden had served with the Indianapolis Police Department for 10 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 156

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 14, 1923
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1968

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