Officers Killed in the Line of Duty

Harry G. Emsley

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Serial Number: Unknown
  • Division: Traffic Enforcement Division
  • Location: Foothill Blvd ¼ mile S/O Weldon Canyon Rd.
  • Date Killed: Thursday, January 12, 1939
  • Cause of Death: Motorcycle Traffic Accident


Lieutenant Emsley was killed in a motorcycle accident. He was fatally injured when his motorcycle crashed on Foothill boulevard a quarter-mile mile south of Weldon Canyon Road. He succumbed to a skull fracture and internal injuries at the Georgia Street Receiving hospital, where he had been taken shortly after the accident.

Additional: Daily Bulletin has his rank as Officer but as acting Lieutenan.