Officer Herbert F. Dimon

Officer Herbert F. Dimon

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, February 7, 1959

Herbert F. Dimon

Officer Herbert Dimon was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a call.

Another driver of a vehicle failed to yield the right of way and collided with him in an intersection.

Officer Dimon's death resulted in the redesign of the California Highway Patrol's motorcycle helmets.


  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2739

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Dear Officer Dimon, your family and my beloved CHP: Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Know that you inspired,better safer motorcycle helmets to keep my officers safer. You did not die in vain!! Blue and Gold forever!

Love and honor,

LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD, San Bernardino County

February 7, 2012

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