Officer Roger L. Davies

Officer Roger L. Davies

Portland Police Bureau, Oregon

End of Watch Tuesday, April 18, 1961

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Roger L. Davies

Officer Roger Davies was killed in a motorcycle crash when another driver turned left in front of him on Front Avenue near the Oregon Journal Building (modern-day intersection of SW Yamhill Street and Pacific Highway).

Officer Davies had served with the Portland Police Bureau for eight years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

routine driving

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Officer Davies,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Portland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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April 18, 2021

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