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Lieutenant Jeffery Lee Springer | Waxahachie Police Department, Texas Waxahachie Police Department, Texas


Jeffery Lee Springer

Waxahachie Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, August 7, 1999

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 23 years

Badge # 108

Cause: Duty related illness

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Lieutenant Jeffery Springer suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism shortly after being involved in a foot pursuit in which he was assaulted.

Lieutenant Springer caught the suspect and was assaulted as he held him down waiting for backup officers. After the incident he felt ill and was taken to the emergency room where he suffered a heart attack.

Lieutenant Springer had served in law enforcement for 23 years. He is survived by his wife two children.

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Rest in Peace Lieutenant Jeffery Lee Springer. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Waxahachie, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps. I also Pray that the scum responsible for your death forever burns in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 7, 2016


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