Officer David W. Copleman

Officer David W. Copleman

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Saturday, April 6, 1985

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David W. Copleman

Officer Copleman was killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a speeding motorist in Ventura County. During the pursuit an oncoming van swerved to avoid traffic, colliding head-on and killing Officer Copleman. The motorcycle driver was eventually apprehended and charged in connection with Officer Copleman's death.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 10503

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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