Officer William Blackett

Officer William Blackett

Santa Monica Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1927

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William Blackett

Officer William Blackett was killed when his motorcycle crashed into an automobile ahead of him as it was turning a corner.

Officer Blackett, along with another motorcycle patrolman, were pursuing a speeder on Pico near 23rd Street when the accident occurred. Another car passed between the speeder and police, according to Chief Webb, and Officer Blackett collided with the other vehicle.

Officer Blackett had served with the agency for four years.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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California Highway Patrol/SLA Area 530

July 8, 2019

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