End of Watch: Friday, December 10, 1943
Tour of Duty: 25 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Leg injury
Date of Incident: November 2, 1943
Incident Location: Not available
Weapon Used: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Officer Distler served with the Louisville Division of Police from 1918 until his death. He died of medical complications due to a leg injury that he suffered on-duty the month before his death.He is survived by his wife, two (2) daughters, son, brother, six (6) grandchildren, and two (2) great-grandchildren.
Evergreen Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Officer Down Memorial
National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial
Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
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