Officer Robert D. Dale

Officer Robert D. Dale

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, March 10, 1960

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Robert D. Dale

Officer Robert Dale was killed when his police motorcycle went out of control as he rounded a curve in Orange County.

Officer Dale had served with the California Highway Patrol for two years, assigned to the Anaheim Area office. He was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 2792

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, patrol

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It’s been 63 years since you gave your life doing what I’m sure you loved. Being a motorman says it all. The elite of the Blue & Gold. May God be with your loving family and May you rest in peace. You are still in our hearts and minds.

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

March 16, 2023

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