Police Officer James Ray

Police Officer James Ray

Gering Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, August 7, 1959

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James Ray

Officer James Ray was killed when his patrol car was struck by a water truck.

He had signaled that he was to make a left turn, but the truck driver misunderstood him and attempted to pass the patrol car. The vehicles collided and both were sent into a ditch. Officer Ray suffered fatal injuries.

Officer Ray had served with the agency for 4 years and had previously served with the York Police Department for 10 years.

Bio

  • Age 62
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 7, 2020

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