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Edward P. Nowakowski

End of Tour: Wednesday, July 10, 1957Fallen Hero
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: 35
Incident Date: Wednesday, July 10, 1957
Incident Location: 3rd Street and Walker Avenue
Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuit
Suspect Name: Not available or applicable
Weapon Involved: Not available or applicable
Case Status: Closed


Patrolman Nowakowski was killed in a motorcycle accident while he and his partner pursued a traffic violator. Another vehicle pulled out in front of them at 3rd Street and Walker Avenue, striking Patrolman Nowakowski head-on.

Patrolman Nowakowski had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife.

Louisville Division of Police