James M. Black Jr.

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Lake Elsinore, CA

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps

Rank: First Lieutenant

James M. Black Jr. started his career as an enlisted service member in the Marine Corps.. After multiple deployments to Iraq, including as an Intelligence Operations Officer, and then as a private contractor in Afghanistan, he returned to Southern California where he worked as a fugitive recovery agent. Black died after being shot while attempting to make an arrest of a fugitive.

Jim was a warm, friendly, and motivational role model. He dedicated his life to serving his country and was an inspiration to many Fugitive Recovery Agents.

A true family man, he was a proud father and husband who loved his family. His son, Austin has decided to follow in his father’s footsteps by joining the U.S. Marine Corps.

Age: 42

Date of Death: December 03, 2019

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