Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Trooper Paul E. Clendening | Illinois State Police, Illinois Illinois State Police, Illinois

Trooper

Paul E. Clendening

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 16, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 2/16/1927

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Trooper Paul Clendening was killed in an automobile accident on Lake Street in Elgin, Illinois. Trooper Clendening and his partner were searching for highway bandits when their car went out of control on ice. Trooper Clendening was thrown from the car and then pinned underneath it. Other officers arrived at the scene and it took six men to lift the car off of the trooper. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Trooper Clendening was a 3 year veteran of the Illinois State Police, assigned to District 2, Elgin. He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWI. Trooper Clendening is survived by his wife and two children.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 9 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

May God bless you and watch over us.

Trooper
Illinois State Police D15
April 5, 2013

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2014 Deaths