Officer Kenneth L. Witke

Officer Kenneth L. Witke

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, January 14, 1964

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Kenneth L. Witke

Officer Kenneth Witke was killed in a crash when another vehicle made a left turn in front of his police motorcycle on Stocker Street, near Don Lorenzo Drive, in Baldwin Hills.

Officer Witke had served with the California Highway Patrol for 17 years.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge 731

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Semper Fi motorman. May God bless you and your family. Your loss hits every CHP officer very hard. 57 years since leaving us is a long time but your 17 years serving the Blue & Gold will never be forgotten...

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

January 14, 2021

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