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Police Officer James Brockmeyer | Chester Police Department, Illinois Chester Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer

James Brockmeyer

Chester Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, October 28, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 10 months

Badge # CH09

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Arrested

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Police Officer James Brockmeyer was killed in a vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle on Palestine Road at approximately 10:00 pm.

His patrol car left the roadway and overturned just south of Union School Road in Randolph County. He became trapped in the wreckage as a result of the crash.

The vehicle he was pursuing continued to flee. Its driver was later arrested in St. Louis, Missouri, and charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding a peace officer.

Officer Brockmeyer had served with the Chester Police Department for only 10 months. He is survived by his parents and sister.

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God's peace and speed Officer Brockmeyer. Thank you for your brave, dedicated service. RIP Brother.

P/O R. Popelka #7903
Chicago P.D.
December 17, 2016

 

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