Officer Adolfo M. Hernandez

Officer Adolfo M. Hernandez

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Friday, June 27, 1975

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Adolfo M. Hernandez

Officer Adolfo Hernandez and Officer Frederick Enright were killed in a helicopter accident near Highway 17 in Fremont. The two were on patrol when a mechanical failure caused the loss of horizontal control. Both officers were killed instantly.

Officer Hernandez had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 4876

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Thank you for your service, Adolfo. I am Fred's brother - in - law. A beautiful day when you and Fred flew us over the Golden Gate Bridge, circa 1974.

Timothy R. Liddell
CA Hwy Patrol 5342 ( retired )

September 19, 2021

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