Officer Bruce Thomas Hinman

Officer Bruce Thomas Hinman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, October 3, 1995

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Bruce Thomas Hinman

Officer Hinman died one week after being struck by a drunk driver. He was assisting a motorist when the drunk driver struck the disabled vehicle at 60 mph, which in turn struck him.
Officer Hinman had been with the agency for nine years and was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 11820

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Thursday, September 28, 1995
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer Hinman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 26, 2019

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