Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year, 7 months
Badge # 4545
Weapon: Handgun; .25 caliber
Offender: Executed in 1993
Officer John Pasco was shot and killed during a foot chase. He had observed the suspect shooting a handgun into the air and request backup as he began a foot chase. During the chase the suspect turned and shot him in the head. Officer Pasco had arrested the same man ten months earlier for possessing a gun.
The suspect was convicted and sentenced to death and executed on March 25, 1993.
Officer Pasco was a U.S Air Force veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for one and a half years. He was survived by his parents.