Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile crash
Patrolman James Nelson was killed instantly when his squad car struck the rear of a semitrailer.
Patrolman Nelson had served with the Plymouth Police Department for 3½ years. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter.
In October 2008, a street was named in his honor.