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Patrol Officer James McNamee | Bristol Police Department, Connecticut Bristol Police Department, Connecticut

Patrol Officer

James McNamee

Bristol Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Thursday, January 16, 1930

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 7

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer McNamee was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle containing several robbery suspects. During the stop one of the suspects shot Officer McNamee in the back. The suspects fled but were all apprehended. The shooter was sentenced to life in prison.

Officer McNamee was a WWI veteran and had been with the agency for just under 10 years. He was survived by his mother and five siblings.

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My dear Great Uncle James....your family still thinks of you and your bravery. Thank you for your service and sacrifice in keeping our communities save. You will never be forgotten. Your brother, Peter, was my grandfather. With love, Lorraine McNamee-Fenton

Lorraine McNamee-Fenton
Great Niece
March 16, 2016

 

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