Corporal Owen Patrick McClinton

Corporal Owen Patrick McClinton

Mobile Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, December 13, 1996

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Owen Patrick McClinton

Corporal McClinton was killed while en route to a traffic assignment when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle at the intersection Government Street and Mohawk Street.

Witnesses stated the vehicle struck Corporal McClinton intentionally before fleeing the scene.

On December 21st, 1996, another Mobile officer located the vehicle and arrested the owner. The driver was on probation for drug trafficking at the time of the crash and claimed he was scared to admit he was involved.

Corporal McClinton had served with the Mobile Police Department for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Apprehended


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Cpl. McClinton,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Mobile. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 13, 2021

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