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

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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To my brother “Small” , I would like to pay tribute and honor for all that you have done. From your time on the South Bay Police Football League, to responding to those in need - We thank you. I will always remember to never forget all that you have done.

Corporal Dennis Jones
Victor Valley College Police Department

October 1, 2017

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