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    Officer William Blackett


    In service: 1923 - 1927

    Officer William Blackett was killed when his motorcycle crashed into an automobile ahead of him as it was turning a corner.

    Officer Blackett, along with another motorcycle patrolman, were pursuing a speeder on Pico Boulevard near 23rd Street when the accident occurred. Another car passed between the speeder and police vehicle, according to Chief Webb, and Officer Blackett collided with the other vehicle.

    Officer William Blackett was a native of Salt Lake City, Utah and a four-year veteran of the force. 

    Age: 28

      End of Watch: July 8, 1927
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