Police Officer Clyde Otis Moore

Police Officer Clyde Otis Moore

Springfield Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Friday, August 1, 1930

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Clyde Otis Moore

Officer Moore was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting a fire truck to the scene of a fire.

During the response his path became blocked by a streetcar and a parked car where were in front of him near the intersection of Grant Avenue and Lynn Street. He attempted to drive his Harley Davidson police motorcycle over the curb but lost control and struck a utility pole.

Officer Moore's motorcycle was restored and put on display in the agency's museum. Officer Moore had been with the Springfield Police Department for eight months.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

emergency response, fire

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 83rd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 25, 2013

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