Officer William R. Court

Officer William R. Court

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, February 13, 1970

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William R. Court

Officer Court was killed in a single vehicle accident while chasing a traffic violator. His cruiser skidded on the rain-slicked road and struck a cement bridge abutment, killing him instantly.
Officer Court had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 3885

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Semper Fi fellow CHPY. You will never be forgotten and we thank you for honoring our Blue and Gold family by your sacrifice and our respect for your service is as strong as ever. God Bless you and your family

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol

February 13, 2020

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