Thomas Bissett - ID NR

Thomas Bissett

Line of Duty 01/29/1933

CHP Officer Suffers Stroke While On-Duty

Sunday, January 29, 1933

Officer Thomas C. Bisset was patrolling on his regular beat in Chico when he suffered a paralyzing stroke. Bissets condition improved and he appeared close to recovery when a second stroke took his life. Bisset was 42 years old and a four-year veteran of the CHP. Prior to joining the Patrol, he had been a peace officer in Gridley.