Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 25 years
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife
Offender: Pardoned in 1926
Officer Howard was killed after being stabbed by a suspect who refused to be searched. He was escorting the suspect to jail at the time of the incident.
The suspect was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He was pardoned by Governor Miriam A. Ferguson on November 1, 1926.
Officer Howard had been with the agency for 25 years and was survived by his wife and child.