End of Watch: Wednesday, July 10, 1957
Tour of Duty: 5 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Date of Incident: July 10, 1957
Incident Location: 3rd Street and Winkler Avenue
Weapon Used: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Edward 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 Winkler Avenue, striking Patrolman Nowakowski head-on.
Patrolman Nowakowski was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and was with the department for five (5) years. He is survived by his wife, three (3) sisters, and six (6) brothers.
Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, KY
Officer Down Memorial
National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial
Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
To support the men and women of the LMPD, visit the Louisville Metro Police Foundation website to find out more.