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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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 14, 2020

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