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Officer James M. Goodman | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California


James M. Goodman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Thursday, June 3, 2004

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 11144

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile; Motorcycle

Offender: At large

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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.

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I got a chance to know you back in the Oakland days. You were a great Officer and a wonderful person. You will never be forgotten I think of you often.

CHP Oakland (Explorer)
July 22, 2016


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