Officer Alvin Foss

Officer Alvin Foss

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, April 26, 1950

Alvin Foss

Officer Alvin Foss was accidentally shot and killed when his weapon fell from its holster and discharged. When the revolver struck the concrete floor the firing pin was pressed firmly enough that it caused the round to discharge.

Officer Foss had served with the California Highway Patrol for one year.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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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

April 26, 2018

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