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Patrolman Norman Edward Zator | Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

Patrolman

Norman Edward Zator

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, October 6, 1969

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Patrolman Zator was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle for a traffic violation near La Marque. The car had been stolen earlier from a hospital parking lot in Houston. Patrolman Zator was found beside his patrol car with his service revolver in his hand. One shot had been fired. Two suspects, who fled on foot, were apprehended a short time later near the scene. One had a gunshot wound in his arm.

Patrolman Zator had been with the agency for three years and was stationed at La Marque.

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Patrolman Zator,
On today, the 43rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
U.S. Border Patrol
October 6, 2012

 

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