Police Officer James E. Barmore

Police Officer James E. Barmore

Santa Paula Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, February 7, 1953

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James E. Barmore

Officer James Barmore was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to a vehicle accident near the Mupu School. He was responding on Ojai Road when a truck began to pull out of Saticoy Street. The truck stopped for Officer Barmore, but his motorcycle went out of control, and he struck the truck.

An ambulance that was driving behind the officer immediately took him to a local hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Officer Barmore had served with the Santa Paula Police Department for eight months. He was survived by his wife and young son.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

motorcycle, vehicle crash

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Officer James Barmore is my great grandfather. I never had the chance to meet him although I often heard stories about him throughout my childhood and I attended the memorial for him years ago. It is wonderful to see that his memory lives on. His bravery will not be forgotten.

Abilene Barmore

September 10, 2022

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