Policeman Ralph D. Green

Policeman Ralph D. Green

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, January 11, 1924

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Ralph D. Green

Policeman Ralph Green was killed in an automobile crash at the intersection of Western Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard while pursuing a stolen vehicle.

While driving through the intersection, Patrolman Green's partner braked to avoid hitting a car that turned in front of him. The patrol car skidded and turned over twice. Policeman Green suffered fatal injuries when he was thrown from the running board. His partner was seriously injured but recovered.

Policeman Green was assigned to the Hollywood Division. He was survived by his wife, 4-year-old daughter, 1-year-old son, and parents. His aunt also served in law enforcement.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 858

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, stolen vehicle, vehicle pursuit

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Officer Green,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Los Angeles.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

January 11, 2024

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