Patrolman Claudius Edgar Irvin

Patrolman Claudius Edgar Irvin

Wytheville Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 25, 1963

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Claudius Edgar Irvin

Patrolmen Claudius Irvin and Raymond Chapman were killed in an automobile accident.

As the two officers were responding to a call, a tractor trailer jack-knifed, killing them both instantly.

Patrolman Irvin had served with the Wytheville Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

automobile accident

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Rest in peace Patrolman Irvin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 4, 2021

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