Police Officer John Frederick Lee "Fred" Small

Police Officer John Frederick Lee "Fred" Small

Inglewood Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, June 24, 2003

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John Frederick Lee "Fred" Small

Police Officer Fred Small was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-60, near Grand Avenue.

A car traveling in the same direction on I-60 two lanes over went out of control and struck a car in the lane next to Officer Small. These two vehicles then collided with Officer Small's motorcycle. Officer Small was transported to Pomona Valley Hospital where he died of his injuries early the next morning.

Officer Small had served with Inglewood Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Westminster Police Department and the Los Angeles Community College Police Department. He is survived by his four children.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 783

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, June 23, 2003

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Cuzn Fred, l truly miss you and your big smile. Remembering all the great times we had growing up as kids seeing you play college football ( Washington Huskies) and professional football ( San Francisco 49ers) and the (Pittsburgh Steelers)cheering you on from the sidelines from our living room t.v. awaiting for family gatherings to get caught up on what’s been going on. Until we meet again “Big Cuzn” l love and miss you.

LaShaun Pearce

December 2, 2018

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