Policeman Robert Clarence Taylor

Policeman Robert Clarence Taylor

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1933

Robert Clarence Taylor

Policeman Robert Taylor was killed in a motorcycle crash while responding to a robbery call.

He and another motorcycle officer, who was also responding to the same call, collided at the intersection of Marshall Street and Susquehanna Avenue. Policeman Taylor succumbed to his injuries while being transported to the hospital. The other officer suffered serious injuries and recovered.

Policeman Taylor was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for six years. He was survived by his mother, stepfather, and two brothers.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

emergency response, robbery

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