Police Officer Edwin Edwards

Police Officer Edwin Edwards

Logan City Police Department, Utah

End of Watch Thursday, August 27, 1959

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Edwin Edwards

Police Officer Edwin Edwards and Chief Deputy Alma Sorensen, of the Cache County Sheriff's Office, were killed in an automobile crash when a juvenile prisoner they were transporting began to struggle with them.

The officers were transporting two boys to the Utah State Reform School, in Ogden, when one of the boys grabbed the steering wheel, causing the car to veer into oncoming traffic. The patrol car was struck head-on, killing Chief Deputy Sorenson, Officer Edwards, and one of the prisoners.

Officer Edwards was a U.S. Army veteran.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Killed in crash

juvenile

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Rest in peace Officer Edwards.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 20, 2020

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