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Officer Robert W. Davis | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia


Robert W. Davis

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Monday, January 1, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Robert Davis was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding automobile on Good Hope Road, near 25th Street, SE.

The wheels on his sidecar lifted from the ground, causing his motorcycle to veer into oncoming traffic.

Officer Davis had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for eight years and assigned to the Eleventh Precinct. He was survived by his and was survived by his wife and three children.

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I am your grandson and you would have been proud of your son my father don Davis who was a retired officer from pg county.I have heard stories about you.now thanks to people at the american leqion how introduced me to this sight I finally get to see you.thank you for your service as a police officer.I wish I could have met you.

Im not an officer William Davis
June 20, 2015


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