Police Officer Herbert C. Osborn

Police Officer Herbert C. Osborn

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Tuesday, July 24, 1962

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Herbert C. Osborn

Police Officer Herbert Osborn succumbed to injuries he received in a motorcycle crash while conducting a funeral escort.

A vehicle turned left at 52nd Street and collided with Officer Osborn, who was traveling on 1st Avenue North.

Officer Osborn was a United States Army World War II veteran and had served with the Birmingham Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, son, mother, four sisters, and eight brothers.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, July 21, 1962

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Officer Osborn,
On today, the 61st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 24, 2023

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