Motorcycle Officer Robert Brandt Ross

Motorcycle Officer Robert Brandt Ross

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, September 24, 1921

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Robert Brandt Ross

Motorcycle Officer Robert Ross was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop of a speeder at the intersection of Main Street and South 157th Street.

A trailer being pulled by an oncoming truck struck a pothole and swerved into Officer Ross, causing him to suffer fatal injuries. He was transported to Receiving Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Officer Ross,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles.


United States Border Patrol

September 24, 2021

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