Officer James Anthony Smith

Officer James Anthony Smith

Tucson Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, October 28, 1980

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James Anthony Smith

Officer James Smith was killed in a motorcycle crash after another vehicle struck the rear of his patrol motorcycle near Speedway Boulevard and Plumer Avenue.

The impact caused his motorcycle to veer into oncoming traffic where he was struck head-on by another car.

Officer Smith was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Officer Smith.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 11, 2020

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