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LAPD Street Signs 1920s


Officer John Gingles Magness
(March 23, 1888 May 21, 1920)


Cause of death: Officer Magness died as the result of an automobile accident.

Location of sign: Northwest corner of West Adams Boulevard and South Grand Avenue


Officer Elijah Pierce Bradley
(July 7, 1884 June 15, 1920)


Cause of death: Officer Bradley died as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Location of sign: Northeast corner of Lankershim and Cahuenga boulevards


Det. Sgt. John Fitzgerald
(June 16, 1880 June 18, 1921)


Cause of death: Det. Sgt. Fitzgerald was shot and killed during a raid on the home of a suspected burglar.

Location of sign: Northwest corner of Pico Boulevard and Westmoreland Avenue


Officer Matthew P. McDonagh
(1895 Dec. 16, 1923)


Cause of death: Officer McDonagh died after his motorcycle was struck by a freight train.

Location of sign: Southwest corner of East Sixth and South San Pedro streets


Officer Ralph David Green
(March 26, 1898 Jan. 11, 1924)


Cause of death: Officer Green died as the result of an automobile accident.

Location of sign: South side of Washington Boulevard, between Bonsallo Avenue and the 110 Freeway overpass


Officer George Settell Papst
(April 10, 1898 July 27, 1924)


Cause of death: Officer Papst died as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Location of sign: Southwest corner of Avenue 50 and Figueroa Street


Officer Ralph Miover
(July 7, 1891 April 11, 1925)


Cause of death: Officer Miover died as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Location of sign: Los Angeles Police Academy


Officer James M. Miller
(1896 March 14, 1926)


Cause of death: Officer Miller was shot and killed during a raid on a suspected bootlegging establishment.

Location of sign: Northwest corner of San Pedro Street and East 24th Street


Officer Arthur Lloyd Davenport
(Nov. 10, 1891 May 16, 1926)


Cause of death: Officer Davenport died as the result of an automobile collision. He was a passenger in a police vehicle which was rammed and overturned by a suspected drunk driver during a chase.

Location of sign: Northwest corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street


Officer Andrew J. Davilla
(Nov. 23, 1892 Sept. 10, 1926)


Officer Davilla died as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Location of sign: Los Angeles Police Academy


Officer Charles Milton Partin
(1898 Jan. 23, 1927)


Cause of death: Officer Partin died as the result of a motorcycle accident.

Location of sign: South side of West Washington Boulevard, east of Virginia Road


Officer Parley Leroy Bennett
(March 11, 1894 Jan. 25, 1927)


Cause of death: Officer Bennett was shot and killed by a robbery suspect.

Location of sign: East side of South Los Angeles Street, between 7th and 8th streets


Officer James Henry Carter
(March 31, 1891 March 18, 1928)


Cause of death: Officer Carter was shot and killed by a robbery suspect.

Location of sign: South side of Alpine Street, east of Bunker Hill Avenue


Officer John M. Brinnegar
(1898 Sept. 29, 1928)


Cause of death: Officer Brinnegar was shot and killed by a suspected bootlegger.

Location of sign: Southwest corner of Mississippi and Butler avenues


Officer Lewis Long
(1882 April 18, 1929)


Cause of death: Officer Long died as the result of an automobile accident.

Location of sign: South side of West Pico Boulevard, east of L.A. Live Way



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