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Officer Ray Allan Underwood | Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas


Ray Allan Underwood

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 27, 1963

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 1563

Cause: Automobile crash

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Officer Ray Underwood was killed when his patrol car was struck by a firetruck at the intersection of Zang and Davis Avenues. He and his partner were responding to a fire alarm while patrolling a high-burglary area when the accident occurred. Two firefighters were killed and his partner was critically injured. It was later determined that the fire alarm was a prank.

Officer Underwood had served with the agency for four years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Rest In Peace Officer Ray Allan Underwood. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Dallas, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your family, friends, co-workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the scum who pulled the false alarm leading to your death shall burn forever in the lake of fire.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 24, 2016


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