Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 7 years
Badge # 495
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Officer James O'Brien was killed in a motorcycle accident on North 31st Street at 1600 hours while en route to provide a police escort.
His motorcycle struck the back of a vehicle that was stopped in the left lane attempting to make a left-hand turn. Officer O'Brien was transported to Scott and White Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Officer O'Brien was a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve veteran, and had served with the Temple Police Department for 7 years. He is survived by his son and daughter.