Sergeant Matthew Ray Davis

Sergeant Matthew Ray Davis

Orange County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, September 22, 2002

Matthew Ray Davis

Sergeant Matthew Davis succumbed to injuries received the previous day when his police motorcycle struck a vehicle that pulled out in front of him at the intersection of Marguerite Parkway and La Sierra Drive in Mission Viejo.

The other driver had stopped at the stop sign and then pulled out in front of Sergeant Davis, who did not have a stop sign. Sergeant Davis was thrown 20 feet and suffered severe injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery before succumbing to the injuries.

Sergeant Davis had been employed with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for 18 years, and is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, September 20, 2002

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Well Matt, another year has passed and the time just seems to fly by now as we're all older and mostly retired now. We still miss 'ya bud and we have not forgotten your sacrifice. WE WILL NEVER FORGET !!!! May you continue to rest in eternal peace , my friend.

HEROES NEVER DIE...

Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

September 23, 2018

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