Police Officer James Howard St. DeLore

Police Officer James Howard St. DeLore

Seattle Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Friday, June 21, 1974

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James Howard St. DeLore

Officer St. DeLore and Officer James Forbes were killed when their police helicopter collided in mid-air with a Cessna 150. The officers were responding to a shooting in the south end of the city when their helicopter collided with the Cessna that was landing at Boeing Field.

Officer St. DeLore had been a member of the Seattle Police Department for four years and is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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Officer St. Delore,
On today, the 43rd 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 in the National Guard. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 21, 2017

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