Louisville Division of Police

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The Louisville Division of Police has been disbanded and absorbed by the Louisville Metro Police Department.

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The Louisville Division of Police has been disbanded and absorbed by the Louisville Metro Police Department in Louisville, Kentucky.

The Louisville Division of Police had an authorized strength of 733 personnel and previously served a population of approximately 263,000.

Fallen Heroes

The Louisville Division of Police had 91 heroes fall in the line of duty between 1858 and 2013.

Photo of Bobby W. Branham
Detective
Bobby W. Branham
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, May 14th, 2013
Photo of Alton Embry Jr.
Detective
Alton Embry Jr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, May 7th, 1988
Photo of Ricky A. LaFollette
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Drowning (Accidental)
Thu, Aug 18th, 1983
Photo of Ronnie E. Seelye
Detective
Ronnie E. Seelye
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Tue, Jan 27th, 1981
Photo of Albert B. Sallee
Patrolman
Albert B. Sallee
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, May 12th, 1979
Photo of Gwendolyn Ann Downs
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, May 16th, 1977
Photo of Jonah Darrell Cox
Patrolman
Jonah Darrell Cox
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Feb 23rd, 1974
Photo of Tommy Ray
Patrolman
Tommy Ray
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Apr 20th, 1973
Photo of Raymond S. Oyler Jr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident (DUI)
Sat, May 8th, 1971
Photo of Wilbur Hayes
Patrolman
Wilbur Hayes
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, May 2nd, 1971
Photo of John Schaefer
Patrolman
John Schaefer
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, May 2nd, 1971
Photo of Donald W. Gaskin
Patrolman
Donald W. Gaskin
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 30th, 1969
Photo of James Ratliff
Detective
James Ratliff
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 30th, 1969
Photo of Joseph L. Price
Patrolman
Joseph L. Price
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Nov 29th, 1967
Photo of William Frederick Meyer
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Sep 1st, 1967
Photo of James Sansbury
Patrolman
James Sansbury
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Pursuit)
Sun, Feb 21st, 1965
Photo of Cosby H. Whitted Jr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Fri, Aug 23rd, 1963
Photo of Orville C. Trinkle Jr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Tue, Mar 29th, 1960
Photo of William L. Long
Patrolman
William L. Long
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, Oct 4th, 1958
Photo of John P. Minogue
Patrolman
John P. Minogue
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, Oct 4th, 1952
Photo of Edward P. Nowakowski
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Mon, Jul 7th, 1952
Photo of John Henry Tennyson
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Aug 14th, 1949
Photo of Andrew Miller
Patrolman
Andrew Miller
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, May 8th, 1948
Photo of John H. Hawthorne
Patrolman
John H. Hawthorne
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident (Response)
Wed, Jan 22nd, 1947
Photo of Auldon LeGrande
Patrolman
Auldon LeGrande
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Tue, Dec 10th, 1946
Photo of Richard E. Distler
Patrolman
Richard E. Distler
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Fall (Accidental)
Fri, Dec 10th, 1943
Photo of William Preston Bryant
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Aug 17th, 1943
Photo of James Hedgepeth
Patrolman
James Hedgepeth
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Thu, Feb 12th, 1942
Photo of Thomas W. Kinney
Patrolman
Thomas W. Kinney
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Struck by Vehicle (DUI)
Tue, Feb 10th, 1942
Photo of William Kelly Burge
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Wed, Sep 25th, 1940
Photo of Von Raymond McClelland
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 25th, 1940
Photo of Louis F. Fowler
Sergeant
Louis F. Fowler
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Mon, Dec 11th, 1939
Photo of Walter Davis Mazzie Jr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 5th, 1939
Photo of Frederick Strother Barton
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Tue, Aug 3rd, 1937
Photo of Willis A. Coy
Patrolman
Willis A. Coy
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Thu, Feb 11th, 1937
Photo of Lawrence W. Claycomb
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Drowning (Accidental)
Thu, Jan 28th, 1937
Photo of John Holzknecht
Patrolman
John Holzknecht
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Wed, Jan 13th, 1937
Photo of John Wesley Carpenter
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Duty Related Illness
Mon, Apr 29th, 1935
Photo of Eugene Hagan
Patrolman
Eugene Hagan
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Sep 28th, 1934
Photo of Clarence O. Evans
Patrolman
Clarence O. Evans
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Mon, Apr 9th, 1934
Photo of Saxton Helm Dutschke Sr.
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sun, Apr 8th, 1934
Photo of William D. Wood
Detective
William D. Wood
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Nov 25th, 1933
Photo of William Leath Mulligan
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Apr 12th, 1932
Photo of Edward E. Parr
Captain
Edward E. Parr
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Apr 12th, 1932
Photo of Harold D. Boyer
Patrolman
Harold D. Boyer
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Sat, Jan 31st, 1931
Photo of Basil Duke Offutt
Patrolman
Basil Duke Offutt
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Struck By Vehicle (Accidental)
Sat, Jan 31st, 1931
Photo of John Gruber
Patrolman
John Gruber
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Mon, Jan 27th, 1930
Photo of William Freeman Newcome
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, Sep 14th, 1929
Photo of Robert Emmet McGalin
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Aug 25th, 1929
Photo of Thomas Doug McNichols
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sat, May 5th, 1928
Photo of Frank Herman Wilke
Patrolman
Frank Herman Wilke
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Mar 25th, 1928
Photo of Lawrence Mialbach
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Oct 4th, 1927
Photo of Walter Vance
Patrolman
Walter Vance
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Aug 27th, 1927
Photo of James Milton England
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Wed, Sep 1st, 1926
Photo of Ralph L. Croxton
Patrolman
Ralph L. Croxton
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Apr 1st, 1924
Photo of Charles Oglesby Daily
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Sep 12th, 1923
Photo of George G. Pfeifer
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Sun, Jul 8th, 1923
Photo of George Edward Eades
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Fri, Jun 22nd, 1923
Photo of Joseph Edgar Elder
Patrolman
Joseph Edgar Elder
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motor Vehicle Accident
Thu, Sep 1st, 1921
Photo of John G. Tyler
Patrolman
John G. Tyler
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Motorcycle Accident
Tue, Aug 3rd, 1920
Photo of Thomas Martin Giltner
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Jun 2nd, 1919
Photo of William H. Eppihimer
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Fall (Accidental)
Thu, Feb 6th, 1919
Photo of Thomas J. Fitzgibbons
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Wed, Apr 10th, 1918
Photo of John Fow
Patrolman
John Fow
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Feb 18th, 1917
Photo of Harvey Dennis Hand
Patrolman
Harvey Dennis Hand
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Struck By Train
Fri, Sep 11th, 1914
Photo of Michael Baldwin
Patrolman
Michael Baldwin
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Aug 11th, 1911
Photo of William C. Sube
Patrolman
William C. Sube
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Duty Related Illness
Sun, Jun 5th, 1910
Photo of Frank Weber
Patrolman
Frank Weber
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, May 23rd, 1910
Photo of William Murphy
Patrolman
William Murphy
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Nov 19th, 1909
Photo of Edward J. Clair
Patrolman
Edward J. Clair
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Assault
Mon, May 18th, 1908
Photo of Simon R. Cannon
Patrolman
Simon R. Cannon
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Dec 13th, 1907
Photo of Theodore Bossung
Patrolman
Theodore Bossung
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Duty Related Illness
Fri, Nov 15th, 1907
Photo of John Dolan
Patrolman
John Dolan
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Dec 20th, 1904
Photo of James Henry Purdon
Patrolman
James Henry Purdon
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Fire
Sat, Jul 27th, 1901
Photo of Fred J. Richterkessing
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Mon, Apr 1st, 1901
Photo of John Horan
Patrolman
John Horan
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Animal (Accidental)
Thu, Nov 15th, 1900
Photo of Joseph J. Heffernan
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Aug 14th, 1898
Photo of John T. O'Brien
Patrolman
John T. O'Brien
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Nov 5th, 1897
Photo of Edward Byrnes
Patrolman
Edward Byrnes
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jul 4th, 1895
Photo of Birch Puff
Patrolman
Birch Puff
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Heart Attack
Sat, Nov 29th, 1890
Photo of George E. Roberts
Patrolman
George E. Roberts
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Assault
Mon, Jul 7th, 1890
Photo of James W. Jones
Patrolman
James W. Jones
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Stabbing (Intentional)
Thu, Aug 16th, 1888
Photo of Joseph Rosenberg
Patrolman
Joseph Rosenberg
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Stabbing (Intentional)
Thu, Aug 16th, 1888
Photo of Joseph Boyle
Officer
Joseph Boyle
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Oct 7th, 1887
Photo of Edward B. Harding
Lieutenant
Edward B. Harding
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sun, Dec 6th, 1885
Photo of Martin Roth
Patrolman
Martin Roth
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Trauma (Intentional)
Mon, Oct 29th, 1877
Photo of John O'Connell
Patrolman
John O'Connell
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Accidental)
Thu, Jul 1st, 1869
Photo of Thomas J. McFadden
Patrolman
Thomas J. McFadden
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Fri, Dec 29th, 1865
Photo of Edward Bond
Patrolman
Edward Bond
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Sat, Sep 3rd, 1864
Photo of Ben S. Rust
Officer
Ben S. Rust
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Thu, Jan 16th, 1862
Photo of George Coulter
Patrolman
George Coulter
Louisville Division of Police (KY)
Gunfire (Intentional)
Tue, Aug 17th, 1858