Officer James J. Mancusi, Jr.

Officer James J. Mancusi, Jr.

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Friday, June 18, 1965

James J. Mancusi, Jr.

Officer Mancusi was struck and killed while on his motorcycle by a 17 year old youth who ran a stop sign. The suspect was fleeing from the scene of a hit-and-run accident. He surrendered himself to police the next day. He told them he fled because he had no insurance.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 6 years in prison.

Officer Mancusi was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 6 years

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 18, 2015

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