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Detective Rempsey H. Sullivan | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Detective

Rempsey H. Sullivan

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, March 9, 1935

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Detective Sullivan was shot and killed after identifying himself as a police officer at the scene of an assault. Detective Sullivan, the mayor's driver, was on his way home from the mayor's home when he stopped at a shoe repair shop to drop off a friend. The friend went inside but was assaulted by the store employee and pushed outside. Detective Sullivan entered the store, identified himself as an officer, and was shot by the store employee. The store employee then held rescue workers at bay before eventually giving himself up.

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I am the granddaughter of this Officer and Detective and I want to tell all who post these reflections how much it means to me. Thank you all and God bless you.

Lanelle Sullivan Hanagriff
Granddaughter of Rempsey H. Sullivan
July 1, 2016

 

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