Police Officer Joseph D. James

Police Officer Joseph D. James

Alexandria Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, December 4, 1908

Joseph D. James

Officer James was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a murder suspect. He and another officer were handcuffing the man when he was able to grab his weapon and open fire.
Officer James had been with the agency for 12 years and was survived by his wife and nine children.

Bio

  • Age 57
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 101rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

December 4, 2009

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