Corporal James Joseph Silva

Corporal James Joseph Silva

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Sunday, April 10, 1994

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James Joseph Silva

Corporal Silva was killed when he struck a vehicle that turned in front of him as he was responding to a shooting call.

Corporal Silva had served with the agency for 9.5 years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. A year earlier he received an award for his part in saving a family from carbon-monoxide poisoning.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 9 years, 6 months
  • Badge 182

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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