Jim Connole, born in Kansas City, MO, February 10, 1929, to James R. Connole and Frances Connole.

He moved to San Diego at age 10. Jim passed away after a short illness. He died on the 28th of April at the age of 78.

He retired from the San Diego Police Dept. to become the Chief of Police of Escondido.

After he retired as Chief of Escondido he practiced law for several years. He was a member of the International Assoc. of Police and the Calif. State Bar.

He is surived by his wife of 60 years, Lillian; sister Mary Jayne Noren; sons Pat, Mike, Tim, and Danny; daughters, Teri Festa, Kathy Campbell, and Susan Connole, plus 24 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
ASSISTANT CHIEF JAMES W. CONNOLE
BADGE 33, 52 & 560
SDPD 04/01/1952 - 1978
02/10/1929 - 04/28/2007
THE THIN BLUE LINE
Appointed: April 1, 1952 badge 560
Promoted:Sergeant 2-7-1958 Badge 52
Promoted: Lieutenant 7-8-1960 Badge 33
Promoted: Captain 11-1-1964
Promoted: Inspector 2-9-1968
Promoted: Asssiant Chief 2-19-76