Harold. E Nichols
Line of Duty 09/12/1945
CHP Officer Killed in Motorcycle Collision
Wednesday, September 12, 1945
Officer Harold E. Nichols’ motorcycle skidded and crashed when it ran across a slippery area of the road. Nichols was killed instantly. The 42-year-old patrolman had served continuously in Kern County since joining the CHP in 1930. The 15-year CHP veteran held numerous medals for expert marksmanship.