Police Officer Donald O. Nielson

Police Officer Donald O. Nielson

Oakland Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, March 25, 1951

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Donald O. Nielson

Police Officer Donald Nielson was killed in a motorcycle crash at 149th Street and MacArthur Boulevard.

He swerved to avoid striking a turning car and was thrown to the ground.

Officer Nielson had served with the Oakland Police Department for four years. He was survived by his expectant wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 757

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, March 22, 1951

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Semper Fi Motorman. You are never forgotten. God bless you and your family. Just a very sad day for all of us.

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California Highway Patrol & US Marine

March 25, 2021

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