Police Officer James C. Beyea

Police Officer James C. Beyea

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, June 7, 1988

James C. Beyea

Police Officer James Beyea was shot and killed by a suspect during a foot pursuit. The suspect was able to gain control of Officer Beyea's service weapon and fatally shot him.

The suspect was shot and killed a short time later canine officers who had tracked him to the attic of an abandoned house.

Officer Beyea was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for nine months. He is survived by his parents and sister.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 25532
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. You are honored and remembered on the 30th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 7, 2018

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