Trooper James T. Brownfield

Trooper James T. Brownfield

Louisiana State Police, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, May 9, 1943

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James T. Brownfield

Trooper James Brownfield was killed after his motorcycle struck a stray cow in the roadway on US 171 near Converse, Louisiana. Passersby took Trooper Brownfield to the local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the following day.

Trooper Brownfield had been with the agency for 7 years.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 6 years, 11 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, May 8, 1943

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Trooper Brownfield,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Louisiana. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 9, 2018

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