Sergeant William F. Loux, Sr. – Cranston Police

Sgt. William F. Loux
Appointed Apr. 28, 1958

     February 18, 2014 – It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Sgt. William F. Loux, Sr. on February 16, 2014. He was the beloved husband of of the late Virginia (Palmieri) Loux.Born in Providence he was the son of the late George E. Sr. and Margaret H. (Pierce) Loux. Bill began his career with the Cranston Police Department in 1958 and retired in 1979 with the rank of Sergeant. During his two decades with the department, he was responsible for initiating CPD’s first K-9 division and firing range., which his dedicated in his name. Sgt. Loux also served in the RI Civil Air Patrol, USAF – where Bill was a Korean War Veteran and was honorably discharged after receiving the rank of Sergeant, the RI Air National Guard, and the US Coast Guard. He is also a graduate of Salve Regina College where he obtained an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice.  Sgt. Loux is survived by his two daughters Karen Casale and her husband Stephen, Susan Criscione and her husband Michael, and a son William F. Loux Jr.  Rest in Peace.

Sgt William Loux

Officers Bill Loux and Warren Edman with the department’s K-9 vehicle – 1966