Officer Robert W. Davis

Officer Robert W. Davis

Metropolitan Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, January 1, 1940

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Robert W. Davis

Officer Robert Davis was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeding automobile on Good Hope Road, near 25th Street, SE.

The wheels on his sidecar lifted from the ground, causing his motorcycle to veer into oncoming traffic.

Officer Davis had served with the Metropolitan Police Department for eight years and assigned to the Eleventh Precinct. He was survived by his and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Davis,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the District of Columbia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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January 1, 2020

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