NJ detective dies during training

Detective Sergeant James Hoopes was an officer of 14 years

Duty Death: James Hoopes - [Atlantic City, New Jersey]


By PoliceOne Staff

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A New Jersey State Police detective has died participating in a training program.

Detective Sergeant James Hoopes, 40, suffered a fatal heart attack last week at a Casino Gaming Bureau physical fitness course, according to The Officer Down Memorial Page. He was assigned to the Bureau's Invesigation Unit.

Detective Sergeant James Hoopes suffered a fatal heart attack during training. (ODMP Image)
Detective Sergeant James Hoopes suffered a fatal heart attack during training. (ODMP Image)

Hoopes was an officer of 14 years. Funeral arrangments are pending and can be obtained through New Jersey State Police.

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