Funeral arrangements for a decorated Marine

On December 3, 2019 at approximately 7pm, while attempting to arrest a felony fugitive, Fugitive Recovery Agent James Black, age 42 , was fatally shot by the fugitive who had a extensive criminal record dating back over a decade. The fugitive escaped and became subject of a manhunt by the US Marshalls Regional Fugitive Task Force.

On the morning of December 5, 2019, the wanted fugitive, Chad James Green, was located by a joint effort of The US Marshall Regional Fugitive Taskforce with assistance from both San Bernardino and Riverside County law enforcement agencies. A gun fight ensue between law  enforcement and Mr. Green. Subsequently Mr. Green was pronounced dead on the scene.

Mr. Black started his military service as an enlisted service member in the U.S.Marine Corps progressing to the rank of 1st Lieutenant before being honorably discharged. Mr. Black participated in multiple tours in Iraq, including one as a Intelligence Operations Officer. Mr. Black returned to the Middle East as a contractor in Afghanistan. Mr. Black returned to Southern California where he began working as a fugitive recovery agent and a licensed  private investigator, leading one of the largest independent bail recovery teams in the state of California, The US Fugitive Service.

Mr. Black leaves behind a wife and 5 children, aged 2 to 22. His oldest son Austin Black followed in his fathers footsteps and joined the United States Marine Corps.

All donations to this Gofundme campaign will go directly to Michelle Black to help with the arrangements of her late husband.

Donations (338)

    • $300 
    • 4 yrs

Fundraising team: US Fugitive Service (4)

Michael Block
Lake Elsinore, CA
Michelle Black
John Mcmaster
Team member
Richard Zemore
Team member

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