Officer Clay Quincy Haywood

Officer Clay Quincy Haywood

Phoenix Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Monday, November 22, 1971

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Clay Quincy Haywood

Officer Clay Haywood was killed in a motorcycle crash when a pickup truck turned in front of him, causing a collision. Other officers rushed him to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer Haywood had served with the Phoenix Police Department for four years and was a motorcycle officer for two of those. He was survived by his wife and two young sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 1451

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, motor officer

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Thank you for your service. I knew and loved your son Woody. Your legacy lives on.

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