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 at an intersection as he responded to the scene of a robbery call. His partner was critically injured. The 28-year-old driver of the other car was treated for minor injuries and released. The intersection had a traffic light that was working properly. Officer Choquette did not have his siren and emergency lights activated. Fault could not be determined.

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


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 14818

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 2, 2020

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