Patrolman Louis H. Metaxas

Patrolman Louis H. Metaxas

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, August 27, 1989

Louis H. Metaxas

Patrolman Louis Metaxas died after falling from a roof during a search for a burglary suspect at 55 Old Colony Avenue.

A citizen who was also looking for the suspect had also taken his German Shepherd to the roof while Patrolman Metaxas was there. The dog attempted to attack Patrolman Metaxas, knocking him from the room.

Patrolman Metaxas had served with the Boston Police Department for nine years.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall


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Never forgotten Lou. We still missyou.

Thomas Kenney, Captain
Hyannis Fire Department

August 27, 2018

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