Police Officer Robert Clarence Taylor

Police Officer Robert Clarence Taylor

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1933

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Robert Clarence Taylor

Police Officer Robert Taylor was killed in a motorcycle crash while responding to a robbery call.

He and another motorcycle officer, who was also responding to the same call, collided at the intersection of Marshall Street and Susquehanna Avenue. Officer Taylor succumbed to his injuries while being transported to the hospital. The other officer suffered serious injuries and recovered.

Officer Taylor was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Philadelphia Police Department for six years. He was survived by his mother, stepfather, and two brothers.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

emergency response, robbery

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Officer Taylor,
Sir, as a fellow Marine I would just like to say on today, the 85th anniversary of your death thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow former Marine;LEO

United States Border Patrol

February 7, 2018

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