Edward P Nowakowski

End of Watch: Wednesday, July 10, 1957

Biographical Info

Age: 35

Tour of Duty: 5 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: Not available

Incident Details

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

Edward P Nowakowski


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.

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