Police Officer James J. Choquette

Police Officer James J. Choquette

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, August 2, 1979

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James J. Choquette

Officer Choquette was killed when his unmarked patrol car was struck by a drunk driver as he responded to the scene of a robbery call.

Officer Choquette had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 14818

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Met Jim at the "Short Stop." He was working 77th and I was working OCB CRASH. If ever there was a Super Cop, Jim was it. He was one of the best Street Cops that ever wore an LAPD uniform. He was loved and respected by all and always had a kind word to say about all. God Bless Bro!


Al Moreno, LAPD, Last assignment OCB CRASH 1978 to 1982

September 16, 2019

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