Willis A Coy

End of Watch: Thursday, February 11, 1937

Biographical Info

Age: 39

Tour of Duty: 12 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Traffic

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident

Date of Incident: October 14, 1936

Incident Location: Not available

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

Willis A Coy


Patrolman Coy succumbed to injuries sustained four (4) months earlier when he was involved in a motorcycle accident while on patrol. He was thrown to the ground when his motorcycle struck a hole in the pavement. 

Patrolman Coy had served with the Louisville Police Department for 12 years. 

He is survived by his wife and four (4) daughters, two (2) brothers, and a sister.

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