Patrolman Louis Harry Metaxas

Patrolman Louis Harry Metaxas

Boston Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Sunday, August 27, 1989

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Louis Harry 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 taken his German Shepherd to the roof while Patrolman Metaxas was there. The dog attempted to attack Patrolman Metaxas, knocking him from the roof.

Patrolman Metaxas, a Vietnam Army veteran, had served with the Boston Police Department for nine years.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

burglary

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