Sergeant Michael O. Poe

Sergeant Michael O. Poe

Duncanville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, December 3, 1979

Michael O. Poe

Sergeant Poe and Officer Roger Hobden were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a vehicle fleeing Dallas police officers. Sergeant Poe and Officer Hobden were en route to assist the Dallas officers and were driving eastbound on East Wheatland Road when the suspect's car, travelling at an estimated 100 mph without headlights on, struck their patrol car head-on. The vehicles exploded upon impact and both officers were killed instantly.

Sergeant Poe had been with the agency for 3 years.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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