Edwin B. Crook - ID NR

Edwin B. Crook

Line of Duty 07/08/1932

CHP Officer Killed in Collision

Friday, July 8, 1932

Officer Edwin B. Crook was pursuing a speeding motorist late at night through Venice when his motorcycle was struck by an oncoming automobile. Crook was thrown from his motorcycle and killed instantly. He had been a CHP patrolman for only eight days. Officer Crook worked previously as an officer for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department in their Hollywood Division before joining the CHP.