Patrolman Claudius Edgar Irvin

Patrolman Claudius Edgar Irvin

Wytheville Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 25, 1963

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

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Patrolman Irvin,
On today, the 54th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Partner for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Wytheville. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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August 25, 2017

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