Patrolman Clarence Holton Upson

Patrolman Clarence Holton Upson

Galion Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, August 3, 1940

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Clarence Holton Upson

Patrolman Upson was killed when he fell and hit his head on the pavement when a man hit him with his fist. He was attempting to prevent the man from driving his car drunk.

The suspect, 26, was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to one to 20 years in Mansfield Reformatory September 30, 1940.

Patrolman Upson was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 70
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Sentenced to 1 to 20 years

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On this 80th anniversary of you leaving us I'd like to say rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 3, 2020

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