Officer Larry Dean Oliver

Photo of Officer Larry Dean Oliver
End of Watch: Thu, Apr 18th, 1968
Date of Incident: Thu, Apr 18th, 1968
Cause of Death: Motorcycle Accident (Pursuit)
Service Time: 9 years
Age: 30


He was survived by his son Shawn.


Officer Oliver was killed while pursuing a traffic violator. He was attempting to stop a speeding vehicle on 12th Street when he swerved to avoid striking a vehicle that turned in front of his police motorcycle. Officer Oliver was thrown from his motorcycle at the intersection of 12th Street and Genessee. He was transported to Menorah Medical Center where he died later that day.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180


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