Patrolman James Andres Archuleta

Patrolman James Andres Archuleta

New Mexico State Police, New Mexico

End of Watch Sunday, June 4, 2006

James Andres Archuleta

Patrolman James Archuleta was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car struck a cow on US 84 near Espanola, New Mexico, at approximately 11:00 pm.

He was responding to a local hospital to investigate a shooting when the accident occurred. The impact caused his patrol car to overturn and he was ejected from the vehicle.

Patrolman Archuleta was a member of the US Marine Corps Reserves and had served with the New Mexico State Police for 2 years. He is survived by his daughter, son, and fiancee.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 382
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Good morning James! Our baby boy Jesse-James is 13 today! I know you're with him always. He's so bright and loving. He's such a treasure and always brings joy to those around him. Continue to watch over him and guide him on his path to success. We love and miss you Always James! I know you'll be with him when he blows out his candles!

Veronica Archuleta, Jesse-James
Fiancee and son

January 6, 2018

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