Assistant Chief Claude Bishop Evans

Assistant Chief Claude Bishop Evans

Amarillo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 18, 1961

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Claude Bishop Evans

Assistant Chief Evans was killed in an automobile accident near Portales, New Mexico, while returning from Fort Bliss, Texas, for a prisoner transport. His department vehicle went out of control on an icy roadway and struck oncoming traffic.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location New Mexico

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


United States Border Patrol

December 18, 2021

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