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Detective James Edward O'Brien | Oxnard Police Department, California Oxnard Police Department, California

Detective

James Edward O'Brien

Oxnard Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, December 2, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 9 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Not available

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Detective James O'Brien was shot and killed by a man who had shot seven people, killing three of them, during a shooting spree at an unemployment office.

Officer O'Brien was shot with a hunting rifle as he pursued the man near Olivas Park Drive and Victoria Avenue, in Ventura.

Officer O'Brien had served with the Oxnard Police Department for nine years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, son, mother, brother, and three sisters.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are honored and remembered today the 24th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you Hero and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA
December 2, 2017

 

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