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Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, TX

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol


Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant Paul Hernandez
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, October 4, 2012
Cause: Heart attack

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Javier Arana, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, March 24, 2012
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Jonathan Thomas McDonald
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, November 15, 2010
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Corporal David Ralph Slaton
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, September 20, 2010
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper James Scott Burns
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Todd Holmes
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Eduardo Chavez
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, May 2, 2006
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Matthew DeWayne Myrick
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 20, 2006
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Billy Jack Zachary
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, January 1, 2006
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Jimmy Ray Carty, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, May 26, 2005
Cause: Training accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Kurt David Knapp
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 8, 2004
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Senior Trooper Richard Dale Cottle
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, May 9, 2001
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Randall Wade Vetter
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, August 7, 2000
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Terry Wayne Miller
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 12, 1999
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Corporal Roel Garcia
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, March 26, 1997
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Timothy Wade McDermott
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 14, 1995
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Troy Merle Hogue
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 30, 1994
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper II Bobby Steve Booth
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, June 16, 1993
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Bill Davidson
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 12, 1992
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Carlos Ray Warren
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, March 5, 1991
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Mark Jeffrey Phebus
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, September 17, 1990
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Corporal Willie Dale Taylor
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 19, 1990
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant William John Kuhnle, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 21, 1989
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Ralph George Zerda
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, May 21, 1989
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper William Paul Kohlleppel, III
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, April 19, 1985
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Russell Lynn Boyd
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, October 11, 1983
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Captain Robert Ray Jones
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, September 16, 1983
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Milton Curtis Alexander
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, April 14, 1983
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Daniel Morrison Higdon, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, March 13, 1983
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Ernesto Alanis
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, February 27, 1983
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper David Irvine Rucker
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, September 29, 1981
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Howard Wayne Jordan
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, June 2, 1981
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Hollis Stephen Lacy
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 26, 1980
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Jerry Don Davis
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, October 5, 1980
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant James Lewis Dalrymple, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 5, 1978
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Sammy Charles Long
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, November 21, 1976
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Tomie Michael Tucker
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, May 29, 1976
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Mark Alan Frederick
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 4, 1976
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Trooper Jimmie Weldon Parks
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, August 10, 1975
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Narcotics Agent Patrick Allen Randel
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, October 23, 1974
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Hollie Lamar Tull
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, September 14, 1974
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman John David Oldham
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, July 7, 1974
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Harold D. Hambrick
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, July 7, 1974
Cause: Heart attack

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Ernest Clarence Dobbs
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, February 15, 1974
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Larry Eugene Hobson
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, December 1, 1973
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Kobler C. Winn, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, December 1, 1973
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Monroe Odis Scott
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 18, 1973
Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Gayle Lamar Holmes
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 19, 1972
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Billy Dan Howry
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, March 18, 1972
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Sergeant Gara Oliver Cooper
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, October 2, 1970
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Douglas Houston Thompson
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, December 7, 1969
Cause: Vehicular assault

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Travis Raburn Locker
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, November 9, 1969
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Norman Edward Zator
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, October 6, 1969
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Tom P. Holland
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 23, 1969
Cause: Struck by train

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Fred Carlton Burns
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, January 2, 1968
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Billy Ray Wynn
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, December 24, 1967
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Darvin K. Hogg
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 25, 1966
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Robert Franklin Stinnett
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, July 2, 1965
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Charles Austin Pryor
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, April 27, 1965
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Harry Lee Mills, Jr.
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 3, 1965
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Bobby Lee Maynard
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, November 30, 1964
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Kenneth W. Harrison
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, June 8, 1963
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Richard Dale Berens
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, March 8, 1963
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Polygraph Operator Oscar Bowen Brett
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, December 8, 1961
Cause: Struck by train

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Herman Paul Marshall
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Tuesday, May 17, 1960
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Benjamin Kyle Smith
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, June 23, 1958
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Lynn Ray Smith
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, January 25, 1957
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Audie Alger Isabell
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, April 7, 1955
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Milton Doyell Brooks
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, January 2, 1955
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Robert J. Crosby
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, November 27, 1954
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Felix A. Murphy
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, March 4, 1954
Cause: Struck by vehicle

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Winfred O. Hanna
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 25, 1954
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Bill J. Mahoney
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, April 18, 1949
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Louis W. Dickson
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 17, 1949
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Floyd E. Lawson
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, April 7, 1948
Cause: Automobile accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Roger Q. Harriss
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 5, 1942
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman David A. McGonagill
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Wednesday, September 4, 1940
Cause: Weather/Natural disaster

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Mart D. Tarrant
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, November 4, 1935
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Guy Albert Freese
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Thursday, July 11, 1935
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Highway Patrolman Joseph Newton Avary
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Friday, May 17, 1935
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman H. D. Murphy
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 1, 1934
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Edward Bryan Wheeler
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Sunday, April 1, 1934
Cause: Gunfire

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Highway Patrolman Aubrey Lee Moore
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Saturday, April 16, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman Arthur W. Fischer
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
EOW: Monday, January 18, 1932
Cause: Motorcycle accident

Line of Duty Deaths: 84

Automobile accident: 24
Gunfire: 25
Gunfire (Accidental): 2
Heart attack: 2
Motorcycle accident: 6
Struck by train: 2
Struck by vehicle: 10
Training accident: 1
Vehicle pursuit: 5
Vehicular assault: 6
Weather/Natural disaster: 1

 

By Month

January: 7
February: 2
March: 8
April: 17
May: 13
June: 5
July: 4
August: 2
September: 6
October: 7
November: 6
December: 7

 

By Gender

Male: 84
Female: 0

 

 
 
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