Officer James Douglas Schultz

Officer James Douglas Schultz

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, November 16, 1996

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James Douglas Schultz

Officer Schultz was struck by a vehicle at approximately 11:25 p.m. and killed. He was checking on an unattended vehicle parked on the shoulder of a road in the Gordon Wells area when a passing motorist accidentally struck and killed him. The motorist immediately stopped and assisted Officer Schultz's partner to provide medical care until EMTs arrived. However, Officer Schultz died soon after from his injuries.

Officer Schultz had served with the agency for 24 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 7911

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Friday, November 15, 1996

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Officer Schultz,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 16, 2021

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