Charles H. Nissen
Line of Duty 12/17/1935
CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Tuesday, December 17, 1935
Officer Charles H. Nissen was pursuing a traffic violator when a vehicle ahead of him slowed for a turn. Nissen applied his brakes to reduce his speed, but his motorcycle struck the rear of the vehicle and skidded. The patrolman was thrown to the pavement and died at the scene.