Patrolman James A. Nelson

Patrolman James A. Nelson

Plymouth Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Monday, December 11, 1967

James A. Nelson

Patrolman James Nelson was killed instantly when his squad car struck the rear of a semitrailer.

Patrolman Nelson had served with the Plymouth Police Department for 3½ years. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter.

In October 2008, a street was named in his honor.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. After 50 years you are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 11, 2017

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