Police Officer Toshio Hirai

Police Officer Toshio Hirai

Gardena Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Toshio Hirai

Police Officer Toshio Hirai succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash the previous day.

His police motorcycle was struck by a car at the intersection of Western Avenue and 238th Street, in Harbor City, while he was en route to the police station.

Officer Hirai had served with the Gardena Police Department for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and 2-year-old son.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 381

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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Incredible show of support from Officer Hirai’s Dept at Police Week in D.C.. Met several Officers last night and could tell Officer Hirai was loved & respected by all at the Dept. So sorry for your loss. Ride easy brother.

Special Agent Michael Hawkins
U.S. Secret Service

May 13, 2019

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