Officer R. P. "Bob" Hollowell

Officer R. P. "Bob" Hollowell

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, December 26, 1914

R. P. "Bob" Hollowell

Officer Hollowell succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident 10 months earlier. He was responding to a call when his motorcycle struck a dog at Throckmorton Street and Third Street. He was transported to a local hospital and drifted in and out of a comatose state for the next 10 months.

Officer Hollowell had previously served 10 years with the Waco Police Department. During that time, he had been shot or stabbed a total of 10 times while on duty. The injury sustained in the motorcycle accident, combined with a lung wound sustained in one of the previous stabbings, caused his death.

Officer Hollowell had been with the Fort Worth Police Department for 2 years, and had been in law enforcement for 12 years.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 24, 1914

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