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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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 1, 2020

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