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Police Officer Gary Dean Moss | Hermosa Beach Police Department, California Hermosa Beach Police Department, California

Police Officer

Gary Dean Moss

Hermosa Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, June 24, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 1 year, 3 months

Badge # 095

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Apprehended

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Officer Gary Moss was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by a drunk driver while he and his partner attempted to stop two speeding motorcycles.

The driver was charged with felony drunk driving.

Officer Moss had been employed with the Hermosa Beach Police Department for 15 months, and is survived by his parents and two brothers.

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My thoughts are with you still...so many years have passed and still I wish for one more day. Thank you for so many happy memories...surfing trips in Baja, riding dirt bikes in Gorman...Well you rode while I putted around on your mom's scooter! I still hold you close in my heart and I will never forget you. I love you.

Public Safety Dispatch Supervisor
California Highway Patrol
September 22, 2015


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