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 41st birthday in heaven James.
I miss you. Always will. Ill never forget your smile, the sound of your voice and laughter. The love you had for everyone. The look of love and pride when youd look at Jesse-James. The world is much less of a wonderful place cause you're not in it with us. You're forever missed and loved. Our boys taller than you now. Smart, and has your charm and silly sense of humor. Im truly blessed to have him as mine. Thank you James for your love and support when I needed it most. I always carry you w me, always will!

Love Veronica


September 10, 2020

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