Officer James William Naim

Officer James William Naim

Aliquippa Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Thursday, March 15, 2001

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James William Naim

Officer James Naim was shot and killed while patrolling a public housing complex.

He was assigned to a police sub-station located at the community in order to combat crime and drugs in the area. While on foot patrol at approximately 2015 hours, a suspect walked up behind him and shot him in the back of the head four times. Before the shooting there were rumors on the street that there was a hit list on officers from the agency.

The shooter was convicted of third degree murder and his accomplice was acquitted. The shooter faces a prison sentence of 20 to 40 years.

Officer Naim had been employed with the Aliquippa Police Department for approximately one year, and is survived by his wife, mother, sister, and brothers.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 25

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of third degree murder

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Jim was a friend and classmate at Geneva College (DCP-140). It is hard to believe is has been 18 years since he was taken away from his family, friends, fellow officers, and community. Rest in peace, brother. Your memory lives on with those that you touched near and far.

John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Jeffery M. Barnes, M.S.
CMSgt, USAF

March 15, 2019

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