Deputy Almon W. Dana

Deputy Almon W. Dana

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Sunday, April 9, 1922

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Almon W. Dana

Deputy Alman Dana was killed when his motorcycle was struck by another motorcycle officer while involved in a vehicle pursuit on Tempe Road (modern-day Van Buren Street) near 22nd Street at about 3:00 am.

When Deputy Dana saw a speeding car, he pulled out from a side street and was struck by another officer's car. That officer had already been chasing the suspect for a speeding infraction.

Deputy Dana was survived by his wife, 1-year-old daughter, and parents.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 8, 1922
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Escaped

vehicle pursuit

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Almon W Dana was my father. My name is Kathrine Dana Shaw, and I will be 93 years of age in April.

Kathrine Shaw

January 9, 2014

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