Police Officer Claude McCormick

Police Officer Claude McCormick

Oakwood Public Safety Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 1933

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Claude McCormick

Police Officer Claude McCormick was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Far Hills Avenue and Harman Avenue.

He struck his head on the pavement after his motorcycle skidded on streetcar tracks. His injuries were initially believed to not be serious and he went home following the crash. The following day he went to the hospital and passed away as the result of a blood clot.

Officer McCormick was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI and had served with the Oakwood Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and mother.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, August 28, 1933

routine driving, single vehicle crash

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Officer McCormick,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War I.


United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2023

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