Officer James W. McMahon

Officer James W. McMahon

Southfield Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, January 23, 1971

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James W. McMahon

Officer McMahon was killed when he was stuck by a vehicle being operated by an intoxicated driver while he was laying out road flares near an abandoned vehicle.
Officer McMahon had been with the agency for two months and was survived by his father, a retired Detroit Police Officer.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer McMahon. Young and brave!

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 2, 2019

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