Police Officer Edward William Clavell, Jr.
On the night of Aug. 23, 1988, Seal Beach Police Officer Ed Clavell died in a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Seal Beach Boulevard and Westminster Avenue. Officer Clavell came to the Seal Beach Police Department from the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in 1986. Previously, he worked for the Westminster Police Department from 1980 to 1981. Superiors described Clavell at the Seal Beach Police Department as “dedicated and enthusiastic . . . an exceptional officer.”