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 W.E. Long, Policeman

W.E. Long

Tuesday, January 18, 1938



Long, W.E.

Rank: Policeman

Serial Number: Unknown

Division: Valley

Location: 12937 Ventura Blvd.



Date Killed:
Tuesday, January 18, 1938

Cause of Death: Traffic Accident

Bio: Policeman Long was killed while investigating
a traffic accident at 12937 Ventura Boulevard at 6:38 pm. He was
struck by a passing automobile and received injuries which caused
his death. He was later pronounced dead at the Georgia Street
Receiving hospital at 7:50 pm. The driver of the car was taken into
custody on suspicion of negligent homicide.



Policeman Long was a member of the Los Angeles Police Department
for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and two sisters.

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