Remembering...

Russell O'Connor

Constable

Russell O'Connor

Serving with the Ottawa Police

Wednesday September 07, 1983

Age: 41 / 3 Children

As a member of the traffic section, Constable O'Connor was operating a motorcycle on the Queensway when he lost control of the vehicle and died as a result of injuries received.

Postscript

The motorcycle, a Kawasaki 1000 cc reportedly had a design fault related speed wobble that threw the bike out of control. This accident resulted in serious testing of the motorcycle involved and a reassessment of the use of motorcycles by Ottawa Police.


Remembering...

Constable

Russell O'Connor

Russell O'Connor


Serving with the Ottawa Police

Wednesday September 07, 1983

Age: 41 / 3 Children

As a member of the traffic section, Constable O'Connor was operating a motorcycle on the Queensway when he lost control of the vehicle and died as a result of injuries received.

Postscript

The motorcycle, a Kawasaki 1000 cc reportedly had a design fault related speed wobble that threw the bike out of control. This accident resulted in serious testing of the motorcycle involved and a reassessment of the use of motorcycles by Ottawa Police.