James F Sansbury

End of Watch: Sunday, February 21, 1965

Biographical Info

Age: 29

Tour of Duty: 10 months

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Date of Incident: February 21, 1965

Incident Location: Breckenridge Lane and Hillbrook Drive

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

James F Sansbury


Patrolman Sansbury was killed in an automobile accident while in pursuit of a habitual offender near the intersection of Breckenridge Lane and Hillbrook Drive. The suspect escaped, but was later apprehended.

Patrolman Sansbury was a member of the Louisville National Guard and served with the department for ten (10) months. He is survived by his parents, sister, wife and three (3) young children.

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