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Officer Earle M. Ames | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California


Earle M. Ames

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Friday, December 11, 1936

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 6 years

Badge # 626

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Ames was killed when his police motorcycle struck a city bus at the East Bay approach to the Oakland Bay Bridge during heavy fog. He was on a special duty assignment in Oakland at the time of the accident.

Officer Ames had served with the California Highway Patrol for 2 years and had previously served as the chief of the Newman Police Department for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, 9-year-old daughter, and sister.

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Civilian Ronald Ames
March 20, 2015


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