Police Officer J. D. Livingston

Police Officer J. D. Livingston

Newberry Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1947

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J. D. Livingston

Officer J.D. Livingston was killed at approximately 9:00 pm when he lost control of his motorcycle while pursuing a speeding vehicle.

While rounding the curve coming into Glenn Street, the motorcycle jumped the curb and struck a large tree.

Officer Livingston was a United States Army World War II veteran and served with the Newberry Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, single vehicle crash, vehicle pursuit

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Officer Livingston,
On today, the 75th 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 II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 2, 2022

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