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Detective Sergeant Charles E. James | Pine Lawn Police Department, Missouri Pine Lawn Police Department, Missouri

Detective Sergeant

Charles E. James

Pine Lawn Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch: Sunday, January 9, 1983

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # 107

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Detective Sergeant Charles James was shot and killed while he and other members of the agency served a search warrant on a home. Sergeant James was the first member of the team to make entry and was shot when the suspect opened fire. The other officers took the custody into custody.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for 50 years.

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So long ago, but I still remember, my dad was a fellow officer of Sergeant James at the Pine Lawn Police dept. and I still remember when he got the call.

Bill Huelsing
son of fellow officer
September 8, 2014

 

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