Patrolman Roy R. Nightwine

Patrolman Roy R. Nightwine

Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, May 11, 1924

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Roy R. Nightwine

Patrolman Roy Nightwine was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to stop a speeding car.

As he approached East 140th Street and Sylvia in Cleveland, another car made a turn and struck Patrolman Nightwine. He suffered severe head injuries and succumbed to the injuries seven hours later.

Patrolman Nightwine had been employed with the Cleveland Police Department for four years. He was survived by his expectant wife, son, and daughter. His second son was born four months later.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motor officer, motorcycle crash, traffic patrol, traffic stop

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Patrolman Nightwine,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Cleveland. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 11, 2024

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