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California Highway Patrol, CA

California Highway Patrol


California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Brian M. Law
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, February 17, 2014
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Juan Jaime Gonzalez
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, February 17, 2014
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenyon Marc Youngstrom
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Thomas Richard Adams
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Justin Wayne McGrory
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, June 27, 2010
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Brett James Oswald
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, June 27, 2010
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Philip Dennis Ortiz
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Thomas Philip Coleman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, June 11, 2010
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Pilot Officer Daniel Nava Benavides
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 7, 2010
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Joseph Paul Sanders
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, December 15, 2008
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Miller
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 16, 2007
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Douglas Scott Russell
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, July 31, 2007
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert Franklin Dickey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, June 10, 2007
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Brent William Clearman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 6, 2006
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Bailey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 25, 2006
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Earl Harwood Scott
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, February 17, 2006
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Lieutenant Michael Elvin Walker
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, December 31, 2005
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Erick Shane Manny
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, December 21, 2005
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Andrew Todd "Andy" Stevens
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, November 17, 2005
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David Marin Romero
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, September 23, 2005
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James M. Goodman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, June 3, 2004
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Thomas Joel Steiner
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Paul Hubertus Pino
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, December 30, 2003
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Dean Edward Beattie
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, November 19, 2003
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert Joseph Coulter
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, November 2, 2003
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Shannon Lee Distel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 27, 2003
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Pedro
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 3, 2002
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Stephen Michael Linen, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 12, 2001
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant Gary R. Wagers
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, March 15, 2001
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Sean Alexander Nava
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, October 28, 2000
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David Duane Irwin
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, September 18, 2000
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Christopher David Lydon
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, June 5, 1998
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ricky Bill Stovall
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 24, 1998
Cause: Weather/Natural disaster

California Highway Patrol, California

Traffic Officer Britt Thomas Irvine
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 24, 1998
Cause: Weather/Natural disaster

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Scott Matthew Greenly
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, January 7, 1998
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Daniel James Muehlhausen
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, June 1, 1997
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Saul Martinez
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, May 15, 1997
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James Douglas Schultz
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 15, 1996
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Noreen Allison Vargas
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 8, 1996
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Reuben Fred Rios, Sr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, October 26, 1996
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Don Joseph Burt
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 13, 1996
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David Wayne Manning
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, February 15, 1996
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Artie John Hubbard
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 8, 1995
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Bruce Thomas Hinman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 3, 1995
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Richard Alan Maxwell
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, July 11, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Larry Joe Jaramillo
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, June 22, 1993
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant John Lee Steel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, April 23, 1993
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Norbert McVeigh, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 17, 1993
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Fidel Aleman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, July 23, 1992
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James Christopher O'Connor
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, November 15, 1990
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Hugo Olazar
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, September 2, 1989
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Lieutenant John C. Helmick
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, February 27, 1989
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Mark Thomas Taylor
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, November 26, 1987
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Terry Wayne Autrey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 30, 1987
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Michael Allen Brandt
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1987
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George Fitzmaurice Butler
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, December 8, 1986
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Dean J. Esquibel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 21, 1985
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Raymond E. Miller
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 14, 1985
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David W. Copleman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 6, 1985
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Dale E. Newby
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 17, 1982
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Pilot Officer George R. Carey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, February 24, 1982
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenneth L. Archer
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, February 24, 1982
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Johnny Ramirez Martinez
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, October 2, 1981
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James J. Schumacher, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, June 13, 1981
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Paul C. Jarske
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 24, 1981
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Gerald Eldin Dormaier
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, December 25, 1980
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ernest Ray Felio
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, September 7, 1980
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Donald R. Holloway
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 4, 1980
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William M. Freeman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 22, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Roy P. Blecher
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 22, 1978
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James E. McCabe
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, September 1, 1978
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Gayle W. Wood, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, September 1, 1978
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ward E. Washington
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, July 10, 1978
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William F. Leiphardt, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 13, 1978
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Harold E. Horine
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 13, 1978
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William Benno Wolff, III
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 30, 1977
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George W. Redding
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 17, 1977
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Arthur Edward Dunn
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 9, 1977
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Edward A. Parker, III
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, May 2, 1977
Cause: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Gary Lee Hughes
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 23, 1976
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Alfred Ray Turner
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, December 16, 1975
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Adolfo M. Hernandez
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, June 27, 1975
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Frederick W. Enright
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, June 27, 1975
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert A. Phillips
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 6, 1975
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California State Police, California

Police Officer David Arthur Jack
California State Police
EOW: Monday, October 21, 1974
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Keith M. Giles
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 25, 1974
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ralph D. Percival
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 3, 1974
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Gerald N. Harris
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, February 27, 1974
Cause: Vehicular assault

California State Police, California

Sergeant Elias Sanchez Enriquez
California State Police
EOW: Wednesday, January 23, 1974
Cause: Drowned

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert Harold Harrison, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 11, 1974
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William P. Sniffen
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, April 5, 1973
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Larry L. Wetterling
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 9, 1973
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William D. McKim
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 6, 1973
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Alfred G. Johnson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 27, 1972
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenneth Grant Roediger
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, August 5, 1972
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Dana Everett Paladini
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, July 4, 1972
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert Anton Mayer
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, September 2, 1971
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Loren D. Scruggs
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, April 23, 1971
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert James Quirk
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 11, 1971
Cause: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Nathan I. Seidenberg
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, October 23, 1970
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James E. Pence, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Roger D. Gore
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Walter C. Frago
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George M. Alleyn
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 6, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Raymond R. Carpenter
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 17, 1970
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William R. Court
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, February 13, 1970
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ambers O. Shewmaker
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, November 24, 1969
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert M. Blomo
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, September 4, 1969
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Richard G. Woods
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, July 16, 1969
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Wesley D. Johnson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, April 15, 1969
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenneth E. Marshall
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, January 9, 1968
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Merle Lee Andrews
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, December 20, 1967
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles R. Lilly
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 29, 1967
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Frank Arthur Story
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, July 19, 1967
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William C. Isaacs
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, August 25, 1966
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Michael S. Griffin
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, January 13, 1966
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Martin J. Tripptree
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, December 15, 1965
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Merrel L. Kissinger
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, February 14, 1965
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Jerrel H. Shows
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, December 23, 1964
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Leonard L. Layton
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, November 8, 1964
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles O. Woodworth
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, August 12, 1964
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James F. Stamback
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, March 23, 1964
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Coburn B. Jewell
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 1, 1964
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Kenneth L. Witke
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, January 14, 1964
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant William D. Huckaby
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, January 12, 1964
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ralph A. Minion
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 6, 1964
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Merle E. DeWitt
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, December 24, 1963
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Glenn W. Carlson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 15, 1963
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John R. Ellis
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, November 5, 1963
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Donald E. Brandon
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, April 23, 1963
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles H. Sorenson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 15, 1963
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ronald E. Davis
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, August 18, 1962
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Dale M. Krings
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, May 21, 1962
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Jerry E. Turre
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 21, 1962
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Gary L. Grow
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, January 18, 1962
Cause: Aircraft accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William Pitois
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 4, 1960
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert D. Dale
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, March 16, 1960
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Richard D. Duvall
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 23, 1960
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Leonard W. Winney
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, November 12, 1959
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George E. Kallemeyn
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, July 21, 1959
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Herbert F. Dimon
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 7, 1959
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert B. Heberlie
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 22, 1958
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Joseph F. Johnston, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 12, 1958
Cause: Vehicular assault

California State Police, California

Police Officer Raymond Vincent O'Connor
California State Police
EOW: Saturday, March 8, 1958
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert W. Suess
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, February 15, 1958
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Camile E. Madere
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 24, 1958
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert E. "Bob" Reed
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 8, 1957
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Carl H. Jessing
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, January 9, 1957
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Elza P. Fitzpatrick, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, December 6, 1956
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles Taylor Smith
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, September 9, 1956
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Raymond A. Geiger
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, August 10, 1956
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Edward A. Frey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, July 2, 1956
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George A. Woodson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 23, 1955
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles D. Goss
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, November 25, 1955
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James E. Maroney
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 27, 1955
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Calvin LaMar
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 10, 1954
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer W. M. Chansler
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, August 27, 1954
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Frank M. Epperson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, July 2, 1954
Cause: Automobile accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John Walter Armatoski
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 1, 1953
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ralph A. Vargas
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 30, 1952
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William C. Foote
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 23, 1952
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer J. Harold Hanson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 19, 1951
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Alvin Foss
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 26, 1950
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John R. Walters
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, November 18, 1947
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William L. Reardon
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 20, 1946
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Richard L. Simpson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 25, 1946
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Stephen W. Sodel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 17, 1946
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Frank J. Maus
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, July 14, 1946
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Loren Cornwell Roosevelt
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, June 5, 1946
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Harold E. Nichols
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 12, 1945
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James H. Vande Weg
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, July 12, 1945
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer James B. Dalziel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, June 30, 1945
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Norman A. Kessler
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, May 17, 1945
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Raymond Henry Berry
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 8, 1945
Cause: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer David R. Henderson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, December 7, 1944
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George A. Humburg
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, November 29, 1944
Cause: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Lewis Willis Gregg
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 4, 1944
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John A. Reed
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, May 18, 1944
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant Forest Underwood
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, March 9, 1944
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Forrest C. Gerken
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 15, 1944
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Nelson S. Dwelly
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 10, 1943
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer George E. Ellis, Jr.
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 21, 1943
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Frederick Wales
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, February 7, 1943
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Walter Charles Maxey
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, February 2, 1943
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Joseph A. Stucker
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, January 7, 1943
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Clinton George Benjamin
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, August 10, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Eliot O. Daley
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 17, 1942
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Scott Leatherman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 3, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Robert C. Heller
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 12, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Leslie Lauterwasser
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, June 27, 1941
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer M. Paul Mengedoth
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, February 7, 1941
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Maurice W. Owen
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, September 22, 1940
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William F. Malin
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, July 4, 1940
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Samuel G. Cope
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, January 16, 1940
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ernest R. Nelson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, August 29, 1939
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Joseph B. Mathews
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, August 10, 1939
Cause: Duty related illness

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Fred J. Kowolowski
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, December 26, 1938
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Captain E. L. Shryver
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, July 10, 1938
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Leonard Nelson
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, May 18, 1938
Cause: Vehicular assault

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant E. R. Carr
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, January 27, 1938
Cause: Struck by vehicle

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant Richard H. Trembath
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, December 4, 1937
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Earle M. Ames
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 11, 1936
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Charles H. Nissen
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, December 17, 1935
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ivan Casselman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, August 24, 1935
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Edward L. Bond
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 14, 1935
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer William R. McDaniel
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, October 6, 1934
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer A. Donald Hoover
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, August 31, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Hugh C. Cline
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 26, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Francis J. Perry
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, July 7, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Oscar D. McMurry
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, March 5, 1934
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Jack E. Marks
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, April 11, 1933
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer John A. Daroux
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, March 12, 1933
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Ted Davis
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, March 11, 1933
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Stephen S. Kent
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 10, 1933
Cause: Gunfire

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Thomas C. Bisset
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, January 26, 1933
Cause: Heart attack

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Floyd A. Russell
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, January 15, 1933
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer A. Edward Hinck
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 14, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Edwin B. Crook
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, July 8, 1932
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer J. W. Shuman
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, March 1, 1932
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

California Highway Patrol, California

Sergeant Burt Reeves
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 22, 1931
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Elber Dell Warren
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, January 24, 1931
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Edgar J. Combs
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 9, 1930
Cause: Motorcycle accident

California Highway Patrol, California

Officer Howard Garlinger
California Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, October 30, 1929
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Kern County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Luther W. "Pat" Hogan
Kern County State Traffic Force
EOW: Tuesday, February 26, 1929
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Santa Clara County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Albert S. "Sunny Jim" Margason
Santa Clara County State Traffic Force
EOW: Sunday, March 27, 1927
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Siskiyou County State Traffic Force, California

Captain John Andrew Derby
Siskiyou County State Traffic Force
EOW: Sunday, September 27, 1925
Cause: Motorcycle accident

San Diego County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer W. R. Valentine
San Diego County State Traffic Force
EOW: Saturday, May 30, 1925
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Solano County State Traffic Force, California

Captain James B. Power
Solano County State Traffic Force
EOW: Wednesday, March 25, 1925
Cause: Automobile accident

Madera County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Clarence M. Pickett
Madera County State Traffic Force
EOW: Saturday, November 10, 1923
Cause: Gunfire

Monterey County State Traffic Force, California

Traffic Officer Charles Marion Alvitre
Monterey County State Traffic Force
EOW: Sunday, August 26, 1923
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Line of Duty Deaths: 230

Aircraft accident: 10
Automobile accident: 31
Drowned: 1
Duty related illness: 1
Gunfire: 42
Gunfire (Accidental): 4
Heart attack: 5
Motorcycle accident: 68
Struck by vehicle: 18
Vehicle pursuit: 19
Vehicular assault: 29
Weather/Natural disaster: 2

 

By Month

January: 20
February: 26
March: 14
April: 20
May: 15
June: 18
July: 20
August: 23
September: 19
October: 12
November: 20
December: 23

 

By Gender

Male: 229
Female: 1

 

 

Component Agencies

Divisions or absorbed agencies:

 

California State Police, CA

California State Police
Sacramento, CA
Fallen officers: 3

Kern County State Traffic Force, CA

Kern County State Traffic Force
Bakersfield, CA
Fallen officers: 1

Madera County State Traffic Force, CA

Madera County State Traffic Force
Madera, CA
Fallen officers: 1

Monterey County State Traffic Force, CA

Monterey County State Traffic Force
Monterey, CA
Fallen officers: 1

San Diego County State Traffic Force, CA

San Diego County State Traffic Force
San Diego, CA
Fallen officers: 1

Santa Clara County State Traffic Force, CA

Santa Clara County State Traffic Force
Santa Clara, CA
Fallen officers: 1

Siskiyou County State Traffic Force, CA

Siskiyou County State Traffic Force
Yreka, CA
Fallen officers: 1

Solano County State Traffic Force, CA

Solano County State Traffic Force
Fairfield, CA
Fallen officers: 1

 

 
 
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