Saturday, October 29, 2016

Line of Duty Death: Police Officer James Brockmeyer

Police Officer James Brockmeyer | Chester Police Department, Illinois

Police Officer James Brockmeyer
Chester Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, October 28, 2016
Bio & Incident Details
Age: 22
Tour: 10 months
Badge # CH09
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Weapon: Automobile
Offender: At large

Police Officer James Brockmeyer was killed in a vehicle crash while pursuing a vehicle on Palestine Road at approximately 10:00 pm.
His patrol car left the roadway and overturned just south of Union School Road in Randolph County. He became trapped in the wreckage as a result of the crash.
The vehicle he was pursuing continued to flee and its driver remains at large.
Officer Brockmeyer had served with the Chester Police Department for only 10 months. He is survived by his parents and sister.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Chief of Police M. Ryan Coffey
Chester Police Department
1330 Swanwick Street
Chester, IL 62233
Phone: (618) 826-5454

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