Officer Larry D. Oliver

Officer Larry D. Oliver

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Thursday, April 18, 1968

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Larry D. Oliver

Officer Oliver was killed while pursuing a traffic violator. He was attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on 12th Street when he swerved to avoid striking a vehicle that turned in front of his police motorcycle. Officer Oliver was thrown from his motorcycle at the intersection of 12th Street and Genessee. He was transported to a local hospital where he died later that day.
Patrolman Oliver had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his son.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Officer Oliver. My dad's 62nd birthday and he was a retired New York City policeman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 8, 2020

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