Policeman Claude H. Wyatt

Policeman Claude H. Wyatt

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, August 27, 1919

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Claude H. Wyatt

Policeman Claude Wyatt was killed in a vehicle crash at the intersection of Third Street and Figueroa Street.

He and his partner were responding to assist another officer who had just arrested a burglar when the patrol car collided with a motorcycle. The patrol car then struck a utility pole, causing Policeman Wyatt to be ejected from the passenger seat.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash


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Officer Wyatt,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 27, 2019

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