Officer James M. Goodman

Officer James M. Goodman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 3, 2004

James M. Goodman

Officer Goodman was killed when his motorcycle collided head-on with a minivan as he was pursuing a suspect involved in an earlier accident. The collision occurred when Officer Goodman entered an intersection during the pursuit.

He was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

The driver of the vehicle Officer Goodman was pursuing, continued to flee and remains at large.

Officer Goodman had served with the California Highway Patrol for 20 years.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge 11144

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile; Motorcycle
  • Offender At large

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I got a chance to know you back in the Oakland days. You were a great Officer and a wonderful person. You will never be forgotten I think of you often.

CHP Oakland (Explorer)

July 22, 2016

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