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Raymond Oyler Jr.

End of Tour: Saturday, May 8, 1971Raymond Oyler Jr.
Rank: Patrolman
Assignment: Not available
Age: 32
Incident Date: Saturday, May 8, 1971
Incident Location: Not available
Cause of Death: Vehicular assault
Suspect Name: Not available or applicable
Weapon Involved: Automobile; Alcohol involved
Case Status: Closed


Patrolman Oyler was killed when his police car was struck head-on by a drunk driver travelling at approximately 80 mph. Patrolman Oyler had just dropped his partner off at police headquarters and was returning to the city garage when the incident occurred.

Patrolman Oyler was survived by his daughter and two sons.

Louisville Division of Police