Marshal J. Edgar Chipley

Marshal J. Edgar Chipley

New Franklin Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Sunday, January 8, 1961

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J. Edgar Chipley

Marshal Edgar Chipley was killed in a vehicle crash when he lost control of his squad car at the south end of the MKT Highway 5 viaduct at the New Franklin City limits while trying to avoid hitting a car that turned in front of him while he was chasing a speeding car.

Both the speeding vehicle that Marshal Chipley was chasing and the vehicle that turned in front of him left the scene. Marshal Shipley's brother-in-law was also killed in the crash.

Marshal Chipley was survived by his wife, one son, parents and two sisters.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 7, 1961
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace chippy

Carson loveless

February 11, 2024

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