Officer Ernest R. Nelson

Officer Ernest R. Nelson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, August 29, 1939

Ernest R. Nelson

Officer Nelson was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol in Salinas. A pickup truck made a left hand turn in front of him causing a collision.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Officer Nelson, you will always be remembered and cherished by your organization. I will be reading your name in remembrance on May 5th, 2015 at the California Highway Patrol Academy. God Bless.

Officer Barnett
California Highway Patrol

May 4, 2015

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