Officer Ernest Ray Felio

Officer Ernest Ray Felio

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, September 7, 1980

Ernest Ray Felio

Officer Felio was shot and killed after making a traffic stop. A witness testified he heard a brief conversation between Officer Felio and the suspect before hearing gun shots. The suspect shot Officer Felio twice and then took his service revolver.

The suspect was later apprehended and sentenced to death. He committed suicide in jail by hanging himself in his cell.

Officer Felio had served with the agency for 18 years. He was survived by his wife, four daughters, and three grandchildren.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 3202

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

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

September 7, 2018

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