Police Officer Edward James Burch

Police Officer Edward James Burch

Los Angeles Community College District Police Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, December 18, 1984

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Edward James Burch

Police Officer Edward Burch was struck and killed by a car on a rainy night while crossing Victory Boulevard, between Mason Avenue and Winnetka Avenue, next to Los Angeles Pierce College.

He had assisted a student who was locked out of his car and was returning to the main campus when he was struck.

Officer Burch had served with the Los Angeles Community College District Police Department for 16 years after having retired from the Los Angeles Police Department. He was survived by his wife, son, and four daughters.


  • Age 66
  • Tour 36 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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36 years of service to your community... a life well-lived. Thank you for your selfless commitment. RIP Officer Burch.

V.K.Mary, 911 Communications Officer, Harris County Sheriffs Office, Houston, in the Great State of Texas

December 9, 2019

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