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 43 rd Birthday in Heaven. Jesse-James is blowing out candles for you tonight like he always has. We all miss you. Your smile, sound of your laugh. YOU. You are always thought of, talked about and remembered w suck tenacity & love of life. Our son makes us proud! You'd be his best buddy! I know it!.....his hunts are coming up soon....he takes you w him in heart & mind. He knows you'll be w him......we love & miss you. Happy birthday Babe!......I'll always love you .....that'll never change......Jesse-James knows this too.


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