Officer Frank M. Epperson

Officer Frank M. Epperson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, July 2, 1954

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Frank M. Epperson

Officer Frank Epperson was killed in a motorcycle crash while attempting to pass a truck in an attempt to stop two speeding vehicles on Highway 99 (modern day I-10) near Thousand Palms.

The truck began to make a left turn in front of the car causing a collision.

Officer Epperson was a Korean War veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for six years. He was survived by his wife and 4-year-old son.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret.)
Upland Police Dept. CA

July 2, 2018

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