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Officer David Clark Higginbotham | Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

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David Clark Higginbotham

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch: Saturday, December 7, 1963

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Not available

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Officer David Higginbotham was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at a shopping center at Alabama Avenue and 30th Street, SE, at approximately 8:20 pm.

The driver fled the scene but surrendered to police the next day.

Officer Higginbotham had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for only three months.

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