Sergeant John Brame

Sergeant John Brame

Fresno Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, January 22, 1931

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John Brame

Sergeant Brame was shot and killed by the same suspect who had shot and killed Detective Frank Campbell one week earlier. Officers received information that the man had returned to his home. When the officers went there to arrest him Sergeant Brame was shot and killed. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers.

Deputy John O'Leary, of the Fresno County Sheriff's Department, became ill during the long search for the killer and died as a result.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Sergeant John Brame will never ever be forgotten. RIP.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired, NYSP

January 26, 2020

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