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Sheriff Hugh L. White | Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

Sheriff

Hugh L. White

Jackson County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, January 13, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Sheriff White was walking to his car when a suspect approached him with a shotgun and shot him. Sheriff White attempted to reach his car but collapsed before he could make it. A citizen attempted to assist Sheriff White by the suspect threatened him. The suspect then shot Sheriff White several more times, killing him.
Sheriff White had been with the agency for 16 years.

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Heroes live forever, Sheriff White, and we will never forget you. Thank you for your sacrifice for the citizens of Jackson County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.
January 13, 2013

 

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