Officer Earle M. Ames

Officer Earle M. Ames

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, December 11, 1936

Earle M. Ames

Officer Ames was killed when his police motorcycle struck a city bus at the East Bay approach to the Oakland Bay Bridge during heavy fog. He was on a special duty assignment in Oakland at the time of the accident.

Officer Ames had served with the California Highway Patrol for 2 years and had previously served as the chief of the Newman Police Department for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, 9-year-old daughter, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 626

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten.

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

December 11, 2017

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