Officer Kirk A. Griess

Officer Kirk A. Griess

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, August 10, 2018

Kirk A. Griess

Officer Kirk Griess was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on I-80, near Manuel Campos Parkway, in Solano.

Another vehicle entered the area and struck both Officer Griess and the vehicle he had stopped. Officer Griess and the driver of the stopped car were both killed.

Officer Griess was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for 19 years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and son.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge 15810
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Commissioner Warren Stanley
California Highway Patrol
PO Box 942898
Sacramento, CA 94298

Phone: (916) 731-6300

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May God comfort the immediate family and fellow officers in difficult time. Thoughts and prayers for all affected by this tragedy.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff Eddie Alve
Osceola County Sheriff Office, Florida.

August 15, 2018

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