Martin J. Tripptree
Line of Duty 12/14/1965
CHP Officer Succumbs to Injuries
Tuesday, December 14, 1965
Officer Martin J. Tripptree’s motorcycle collided with an automobile in Carmichael on April 22, 1964. Tripptree underwent several operations for head injuries, but succumbed after a long struggle. The 41-year-old patrol officer was a nine-year member of the CHP. Officer Tripptree served in Barstow after graduating from the Academy in 1956 and then transferred to Sacramento in 1957.