Sergeant Clarence W. Bracy

Sergeant Clarence W. Bracy

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, January 20, 1949

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Clarence W. Bracy

Sergeant Bracy was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic around a tree that had fallen into the roadway near 932 Edison Avenue at 1:55 a.m. He died from his injuries the following day.

Sergeant Bracy had served with the Detroit Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and son.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 19, 1949

directing traffic

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I am of no known relation to you, Officer Bracy. I simply note that you died on the very day, month and year that I was born in Odessa, Texas, 1-20-1949. Rest in peace, sir. <3

Frank R Nelson, no rank.
no known relation to Officer Clarence W Bracy

January 25, 2020

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