Marshal Dale A. Perry

Marshal Dale A. Perry

St. Helens Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Saturday, November 22, 1924

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Dale A. Perry

Marshal Dale Perry was killed in a motorcycle accident on Columbia Boulevard during a period of fog.

He lost control of his motorcycle and struck a utility pole. It was believed he was attempting to stop a vehicle at the time.

Marshal Perry had only served with the St. Helens Police Department for 11 months and was the city's only police officer. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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It did not seem that long ago when Officer Eric Bunday and I discovered your line of duty death that was long forgotten. It has been 95 years since your death, but your memory and legacy will never be forgotten. I will never forget. Continue to rest in peace my brother officer.

Sr. Trooper Randall Fargher (Retired)
Oregon State Police

November 23, 2019

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