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Motorcycle Officer James Gene Reegan | Galveston Police Department, Texas Galveston Police Department, Texas

Motorcycle Officer

James Gene Reegan

Galveston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 29, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Officer Reegan was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing several suspects who he was attempting to stop for a traffic violation. The suspects lost control of the vehicle and struck a sign, knocking into the roadway. Officer Reegan was unable to stop in time and his motorcycle struck the sign. He was thrown over the handlebars and sustained fatal injuries.

Officer Reegan had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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Rest in Peace Motor Officer James Gene Reagan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Galveston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the souls of those responsible for your murder.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 29, 2016


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