Sergeant Robert Michael Watts

Photo of Sergeant Robert Michael Watts
End of Watch: Thu, Nov 15th, 1990
Date of Incident: Thu, Nov 15th, 1990
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident
Service Time: 19 years
Age: 42


Sergeant Watts was responding to a report of a residential fire when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle. He was not dispatched to the scene, however, he was nearby and responding with lights and sirens when a driver made a U-turn in front of him, causing the collision. He was transported to Truman Medical Center where he later died.

Sergeant Watts was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


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