Patrolman William Freeman Newcome

Patrolman William Freeman Newcome

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, September 14, 1929

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William Freeman Newcome

Patrolman William Newcome was killed in an automobile accident while on duty near the intersection of 26th Street and Griffiths Avenue. He trying to avoid a hole in the roadway when his vehicle sideswiped another vehicle and overturned three times.

Patrolman Newcome served with the Louisville Police Department for five years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Newcome,
On today, the 90th 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

August 14, 2019

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