Patrolman James Andres Archuleta

Patrolman James Andres Archuleta

New Mexico State Police, New Mexico

End of Watch Sunday, June 4, 2006

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James Andres Archuleta

Patrolman James Archuleta was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car struck a cow on US 84 near Espanola, New Mexico, at approximately 11:00 pm.

He was responding to a local hospital to investigate a shooting when the accident occurred. The impact caused his patrol car to overturn and he was ejected from the vehicle.

Patrolman Archuleta was a member of the US Marine Corps Reserves and had served with the New Mexico State Police for two years. He is survived by his daughter, son, and fiancee.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 382
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Happy birthday Marine!
Im sure you're smiling from ear to ear!. I know you have many of your brothers w you this year. As sad as it is. But I remember all of our blessed memories of fun times, struggling & worried times, and our perseverance. You made me strong too,& Jesse-James knows alot about how you thought about things in many ways. He's very insightful. I know you're with us James. I still feel you. We miss and love you always. Our hitos on to new journeys ahead. He's awesome! But I know you know. XOXO


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