Sergeant Gordon C. James

Sergeant Gordon C. James

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Tuesday, August 30, 1960

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Gordon C. James

Sergeant Gordon James was killed in a vehicle crash when his patrol car was struck in a head-on collision when another driver attempted to pass three buses on Navajo Route 6 seven miles north of Bidahochi, Arizona.

Sergeant James was a Korean War veteran.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Arizona

routine driving

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Sgt. James,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just as a Law Enforcement Officer but also for our Country when you served during the Korean War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 30, 2020

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