Sergeant Burt Reeves

Sergeant Burt Reeves

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, September 22, 1931

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Burt Reeves

Sergeant Burt Reeves succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier in a motorcycle accident while patrolling Marin County.

His motorcycle was forced off the road during a period of heavy traffic. He was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Sergeant Reeves was a WWI veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for six years.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, September 18, 1931

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Sgt. Reeves,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served during WW I.


United States Border Patrol

September 22, 2021

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