End of Tour: Wednesday, September 25, 1940
Incident Date: Wednesday, September 25, 1940
Incident Location: Taylor Blvd @ Oleanda Avenue
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident
Suspect Name: Not applicable
Weapon Involved: Not applicable
Case Status: Closed
Officer Burge was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol at Taylor Boulevard and Oleanda Avenue at 1515 hours.
It is believed that Officer Burge failed to kick up his kick-stand, which then caught in the street and caused the accident.
Officer Burge had been with the agency for 13 years and was survived by his wife and daughter.