Entries tagged “fallen heroes”

In Memoriam - Officer Kirk Griess

August 14, 2018

End of Watch: August 10, 2018

On the morning of August 10, 2018, CHP motorcycle Officer Kirk Griess, 46, was conducting a traffic stop with a Saturn SUV over on the right shoulder on westbound I-80 in Fairfield. A Chevrolet pickup truck veered over and hit Officer Griess, his motorcycle, and the Saturn.

Sadly, Officer Griess did not survive his injuries. Kirk was a 19-year veteran…

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In Memoriam - Officer Andrew Camilleri

December 26, 2017

On December 24, 2017, at approximately 11:30 PM, Hayward CHP Area Officer Andrew Camilleri, #21653, and his partner, were stopped on I-880 southbound at the Winton on ramp. An errant driver drifted off the road from I-880 and struck the right rear of the patrol vehicle. Both officers suffered injuries in the collision and were transported to the Hospital where tragically, Officer…

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