Officer James Douglas Stewart

Officer James Douglas Stewart

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, November 12, 1967

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James Douglas Stewart

Officer James Stewart was killed in a motorcycle accident while chasing a speeder near the intersection of West Davis Street and Gilpin Avenue.

The other vehicle entered an intersection and Officer Stewart followed. As he passed through the intersection he was struck by another vehicle.

Officer Stewart was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 1705
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Interesting how you may not recall something from a week ago, but remember what happened more than 55 years ago.
I worked nights in the Corporation Court with his brother and JD would come in to visit with him and our bailiff.
Super nice guys, both of them.

A/Tpr. Glen Michaels
Florida Highway Patrol

June 11, 2021

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