Officer James M. Goodman

Officer James M. Goodman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 3, 2004

James M. Goodman

Officer Goodman was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with a minivan as he was pursuing a suspect involved in an earlier accident. The collision occurred when Officer Goodman entered an intersection during the pursuit.

He was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

The driver of the vehicle Officer Goodman was pursuing, continued to flee and remains at large.

Officer Goodman had served with the California Highway Patrol for 20 years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 11144

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender At large

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 14th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 3, 2018

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