Lawrence W Claycomb

End of Watch: Thursday, January 28, 1937

Biographical Info

Age: 31

Tour of Duty: 8 years

Rank: Patrolman

Assignment: Patrol

Badge Number: 

Incident Details

Cause of Death: Automobile accident

Date of Incident: January 28, 1937

Incident Location: Petersen Avenue and Grinstead Drive

Weapon Used: Not applicable

Case Status: Closed

Lawrence Claycomb headshot


Officer Claycomb was killed when his patrol car was struck by an army truck which had gone over an embankment at Peterson Avenue and Grinstead Drive. The accident occurred at 10 pm. 

He had been with the agency for eight (8) years. He is survived by his wife, mother, and sister.

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