Officer Jarvis Sherman "Ted" Davis

Officer Jarvis Sherman "Ted" Davis

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, March 10, 1933

Jarvis Sherman "Ted" Davis

Officer Ted Davis was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting nurses and doctors through the streets of Long Beach following a massive earthquake. The bike struck a pothole in the road causing him to strike the ground.

Sergeant Rolland Morton and Special Police Officer Frederick Porter, both of the Santa Monica Police Department, were also killed as a result of the earthquake when the plane they were flying in crashed as they surveyed earthquake damage.

Officer Davis was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 542

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Davis,
On today, the 85th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 10, 2018

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