Police Officer James O'Brien

Police Officer James O'Brien

Temple Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, November 21, 2003

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James O'Brien

Officer James O'Brien was killed in a motorcycle crash on North 31st Street at 4:00 p.m. while en route to provide a police escort.

His motorcycle struck the back of a vehicle that was stopped in the left lane attempting to make a left-hand turn. Officer O'Brien was transported to Scott and White Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

Officer O'Brien was a U.S. Marine Corps Reserve veteran and had served with the Temple Police Department for 7 years. He is survived by his son and daughter.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 495

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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