Officer Clarence A. Jensen

Officer Clarence A. Jensen

Santa Barbara Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 18, 1932

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Clarence A. Jensen

Officer Clarence Jensen succumbed to injuries received in a motorcycle accident two days earlier on Cabrillo Boulevard at 1140 pm.

He and his partner were conducting traffic enforcement when they attempted to stop a speeding car. Officer Jensen's motorcycle began to wobble at high speeds, and he was thrown from the bike.

Officer Jensen was a United States WWI veteran and served with the Santa Barbara Police Department for four years. He was survived by his brother and fiancee.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 16, 1932
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available


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Officer Jensen,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served during World War I.


United States Border Patrol

October 18, 2022

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