Officer Carl H. Jessing

Officer Carl H. Jessing

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, January 9, 1957

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Carl H. Jessing

Officer Carl Jessing was killed in a motorcycle crash while chasing a speeding motorist on Imperial Highway in Los Angeles County.

His motorcycle collided with a car that turned in front of him at Firestone Boulevard. He was transported to Syt. Helen's Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the next day.

Officer Jessing had served with the California Highway Patrol for over nine years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, a daughter, his father, two brothers, and two sisters.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 9 years, 5 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, January 8, 1957

motor officer, motorcycle crash, vehicle pursuit

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Still remembered and honored. God bless you and your family. Ride the heavens and the next Time I hear Thunder I will look up and think of you on patrol. You are missed.

State Traffic Officer 7185 Mike Becze
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

January 9, 2023

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