Police Officer Jon Steven Coutchie

Police Officer Jon Steven Coutchie

Laguna Beach Police Department, California

End of Watch Saturday, September 21, 2013

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Jon Steven Coutchie

Police Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of South Coast Highway and Cleo Street while looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers.

His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in the intersection.

Officer Coutchie was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Laguna Beach Police Department as a police officer for four years and had previously served with the agency as a part-time jailer for two years. He is survived by his parents and brother.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 31217
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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I remember Couchie from basic training at Ft. Sill Oklahoma. He was the oldest but one of the strongest people there. I can still here the drill sergeant: “Couchie’s thougher than woodpecker lips”. He was some kind of hero really.

Jeff Skinner

March 2, 2020

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