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 accident while attempting to stop a speeding car.

As he approached East 140th Street and Sylvia, 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, and was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

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

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Roy R. Nightwine of the Cleveland Division of Police, Ohio and the additional 64 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

May 11, 2021

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