Houston Tipping Died After Sustaining Severe Injuries in Los Angeles Training Accident
Los Angeles, CA (May 31, 2022) – A police training accident in Los Angeles killed Houston Tipping (32), a five-year Los Angeles Police Department veteran. According to the Napa Valley Register, the accident happened on Thursday at the Elysian Park Academy.
A Los Angeles police training accident critically injured Houston Tipping, killing him later on.
Police Chief Michel Moore said to the Napa Valley Register, Tipping demonstrated a training scenario involving another officer. Then, he fell and sustained a critical spinal cord injury.
His classmates and the LA County-USC Medical Center made efforts to help Tipping recover. However, Moore said that he could not.
Moore shared with the Napa Valley Register, “[Tipping was] a bright and uplifting young man with a full life in front of him.”
Tipping’s career covered patrol officer work in the Devonshire Division, including Northridge, Reseda, Chatsworth, and some parts of north San Fernando Valley.
Right now, the police department is investigating the accident. They aim to determine more safety measures to prevent similar accidents in the future.
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Jacoby & Meyers does not represent any of the above mentioned parties. Nevertheless, we express our deepest sympathies for the family and friends of Houston Tipping.
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