Officer James D. Swint

Officer James D. Swint

Brunswick Police Department, Maine

End of Watch Monday, October 1, 1990

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James D. Swint

Officer James Swint was killed when he swerved into a telephone pole in order to miss another car during a vehicle pursuit.

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of seven years, Officer Swint served with the Brunswick Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife. The City of Brunswick established an educational scholarship in his name as a living memorial.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 16
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Sunday, September 30, 1990
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Officer Swint,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO; former Marine

United States Border Patrol

October 1, 2020

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