Patrolman James Kevin White

Patrolman James Kevin White

Brookhaven Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, September 29, 2018

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James Kevin White

Patrolman James White and Corporal Zach Moak were shot and killed in front of a home at 630 North Sixth Street while responding to reports of shots fired shortly before 5:00 am.

Both officers encountered a male subject in front of the home and exchanged shots. The subject and both officers were struck during the shooting. Patrolman White and Corporal Moak were both transported to King’s Daughters Medical Center where they succumbed to their wounds.

The subject was taken into custody and taken to a separate hospital. Two additional subjects were taken into custody as part of the investigation.

Patrolman White, who served in the Army National Guard, is survived by his fiancee, two young sons, his parents, sister, stepfather, stepsister, stepbrother and other family members.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge B33
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and wounded

shots fired call

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On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when James was killed in the line of duty serving his community

To the White family, fellow officers, and all who call James beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I hope that as the first anniversary of your loved one's untimely death approaches, that you continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Patrolman White gave to his community and the citizens of Mississippi and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on September 29, 2018. I also thank him for his service to our country as a combat veteran.

Phyllis Loya
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September 7, 2019

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