Officer Joseph B. Mathews

Officer Joseph B. Mathews

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, August 10, 1939

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Joseph B. Mathews

Officer Mathews suffered a fatal cerebral hemorrhage shortly after arresting two men for fighting at a resort in Napa County.

He had served with the agency for 9 years.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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God bless you and your family. You are not forgotten. Rest In Peace and thank you for your service.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

August 10, 2021

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