Officer William Robert Court

Officer William Robert Court

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, February 13, 1970

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William Robert Court

Officer Bob Court was killed in a single vehicle accident while chasing a traffic violator. His cruiser skidded on the rain-slicked road and struck a concrete canal abutment, killing him instantly at the intersection of Geer and Taylor roads in Turlock.

Officer Court had been with the California Highway Patrol for five years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 3885

Incident Details

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

single vehicle crash, vehicle pursuit

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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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