Police Officer Osborn Asher Lyon

Police Officer Osborn Asher Lyon

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, August 19, 1931

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Osborn Asher Lyon

Officer Osborn Lyon was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on Foothill Boulevard at 60th Avenue.

Officer Lyon had served with the Oakland Police Department for two years and was assigned to the Traffic Bureau. He was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

traffic stop

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Officer Lyon,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Oakland.


United States Border Patrol

August 19, 2021

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