Officer Ralph A. Minion

Officer Ralph A. Minion

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Monday, January 6, 1964

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Ralph A. Minion

Officer Ralph Minion was killed in a motorcycle crash when his police motorcycle was struck head-on by another vehicle on Santa Fe Avenue, near Dominguez Street, in Carson.

The other car was attempting to avoid rear-ending a slow moving truck when it swerved into Officer Minion's lane.

Officer Minion was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 1603

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I worked with Mike Freeman at the Norwalk Office in the 60’s before he transferred to Woodland. He and Roy Bleacher were shot to death by Luis Rodriguez on I-80 in West Sacramento. Mike was a good friend.

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