Memorial to Donald W. Downs
Officer Killed in the Line of Duty
Date of Death: September 1, 1946
Years of Service: 7
Location of Death: 7th Street and Maine Avenue, SW
Officer Downs was directing traffic when a drunk driver jumped the curb and ran over him, fracturing his skull.
The driver attempted to flee the scene but was apprehended.
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