Patrolman Clarence Cerill Chance

Patrolman Clarence Cerill Chance

Cuyahoga Falls Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, May 30, 1947

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Clarence Cerill Chance

Patrolman Clarence Chance was pursuing a speeding motorist on his motorcycle when he was struck by cross traffic at the intersection of Oakwood Drive and Front Street.

Patrolman Chance was a United States Navy World War II veteran who served with the Cuyahoga Falls Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, three brothers, and a sister.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, vehicle crash, vehicle pursuit

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Patrolman Chance,
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 Cuyahoga Falls. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 30, 2022

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