OFFICER JIM O’BRIEN
TOUR: 9 years
E.O.W: December 2, 1993
Officer O’Brien was shot and killed by a man who had shot seven people, killing three of them during a shooting spree at an unemployment office. Officer O’Brien was shot with a deer rifle as he pursued the man near Olivas Park Drive and Victoria Avenue in Ventura by an unemployed computer engineer.
Officer O’Brien had served with the agency for 9 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, son, mother, brother and three sisters.
-Source: Officer Down Memorial Page