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Officer James J. Schumacher, Jr. | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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James J. Schumacher, Jr.

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Saturday, June 13, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 12 years

Badge # 7164

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Officer Schumacher was struck by a vehicle and killed while issuing a traffic citation to a vehicle on U.S. Highway 99. While obtaining the driver's signature the vehicle was sideswiped and Officer Schumacher was dragged more than 100 feet. The driver of the vehicle that struck him had fallen asleep. He was charged with manslaughter.
Officer Schumacher had been with the agency for 12 years and was survived by his wife and two sons.

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