Officer James H. Mann

Officer James H. Mann

San Francisco Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, February 26, 1934

James H. Mann

Officer Mann was killed as he attempted to break up a drunken brawl outside a beer parlor on Market Street. As Officer Mann attempted to break up the fight, the two men who had been fighting attacked him, causing him to fall and hit his head on the sidewalk. He died at the hospital of a skull fracture a short time later. Both suspects were later arrested and charged with murder. Both were tried and acquitted.

Officer Mann was survived by his wife, two children and his father, a retired Sergeant.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, February 25, 1934
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Acquitted

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To the family of officer Mann, I extend a heartfelt sorrow for your loss. I am a peace officer for the state of California and have some questions regarding Officer Manns death. You can reach me at (760) 791-3751. My name is Ismael.

Parole Agent Ismael Brizuela
California State Parole

May 21, 2017

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