Patrolman Ralph L. Croxton

Photo of Patrolman Ralph L. Croxton
End of Watch: Tue, Apr 1st, 1924
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 7 months
Age: 28

Survivors

His wife and infant son.

Incident

Officer Croxton was confronted by a suspect he had arrested the night before in a raid at the intersection of 18th Avenue and Portland Avenue. A heated argument ensued, the suspect pulled out a pistol and shot Officer Croxton dead. The suspect susequently committed suicide.

Agency

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

Tributes

There are 3 tributes for Patrolman Ralph L. Croxton.

Patrolman Ralph L. Croxton
Left by Candice Stewart on Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

i didnt know this officer but i keep all of our fallin in memory and in prayer