Patrolman Michael J. Bushman

Patrolman Michael J. Bushman

San Diego Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, November 25, 1963

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Michael J. Bushman

Patrolman Michael Bushman was killed in a single-vehicle crash when his patrol car rolled over several times on Paradise Valley Road east of Munda Road at about 2:10 am.

Responding officers located his body lying next to his patrol car several hours after the accident. It is not known what caused the accident.

Patrolman Bushman was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the San Diego Police Department for 16 months. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year, 4 months
  • Badge 990

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Patrolman Bushman,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Air Force. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 25, 2023

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