Officer George W. Redding

Officer George W. Redding

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, August 17, 1977

George W. Redding

Officer George Redding was killed in a freak accident after responding to an accident in which a vehicle had struck a telephone pole.

As Officer Redding exited his cruiser another passing car struck the downed line, causing it to fly across the street, wrap around Officer Redding's ankle, and throwing him into the air and to the ground. He was killed almost instantly when he struck the ground.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 4282

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson(Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 17, 2018

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