Officer Ted Davis

Officer Ted Davis

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, March 10, 1933

Ted Davis

Officer Ted Davis was killed in a motorcycle accident while escorting nurses and doctors through the streets of Long Beach following a massive earthquake. The bike struck a pothole in the road causing him to strike the ground.

Sergeant Rolland Morton and Special Police Officer Frederick Porter, both of the Santa Monica Police Department, were also killed as a result of the earthquake when the plane they were flying in crashed as they surveyed earthquake damage.

Officer Davis was survived by his wife.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 11, 2010

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