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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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Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

PTLM Frank Kapusta
Mohawk PD
November 24, 2016

 

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