Officer J. W. Shuman

Officer J. W. Shuman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, March 1, 1932

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J. W. Shuman

Officer J.W. Shuman accidentally shot and killed himself while cleaning his service weapon in a room used as the department's armory. He was found with his partially assembled revolver and five cartridges that he had taken out.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Officer Shuman,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of California.


United States Border Patrol

March 1, 2022

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