Patrolman Clarence G. Rapson

Patrolman Clarence G. Rapson

Jefferson County Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, March 6, 1931

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Clarence G. Rapson

Patrolman Clarence Rapson was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol on Hikes Lane between Hikes Point and Bardstown Road.

His motorcycle skidded on gravel and then fell on him, causing serious head injuries.

Patrolman Rapson had served with the Jefferson County Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, two daughters, two stepsons, three brothers, and two grandchildren.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 6, 2012

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