James Maxey

James Maxey

Rank: 
Sergeant
With the SBPD since: 
2000

What made you choose the job you're doing now? How long have you been doing it?
I’ve been in Law Enforcement for 17years.  I’ve always wanted to have job where you are a part of a community and could help make it safer.

When you were in elementary school, what did you want to be?
I wanted to be an FBI Agent and a Paleontologist.

What have you achieved in your position (awards, rank)?
I was a part of NEST/Street Crimes/SFU for 10 years.  I feel the unit has done a lot to make South Bend a safer place to live.

Is there something in your life that you are very proud of?
My family.

What do you like to do when you're not working?
Cycle, Table top games, Restoring WWII vehicles.

What is your favorite type of music, artist, movie, sport, actor or actress?
Jazz, 80’s Metal, Flaming Lips, Too many favorite movies to pick one, Football, Cycling.

Are you from South Bend?  If not where are you from?
Elkhart

Do you have a favorite quote?
Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.  –Albert Einstein

What inspires you?
My Family and Friends.