Officer Charles E. Vincent

Officer Charles E. Vincent

Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

End of Watch Sunday, March 22, 1942

Charles E. Vincent

Officer Charles Vincent succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier when he was struck by a drunk driver while on foot patrol.

The driver was arrested and charged in connection with his death.

Officer Vincent had served with the Portland Police Bureau for 24 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 66
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Tuesday, March 17, 1942
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Arrested

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Officer Vincent,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Portland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

March 22, 2017

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