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Police Officer Darren Glen Medlin | Grapevine Police Department, Texas Grapevine Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Darren Glen Medlin

Grapevine Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, June 12, 2004

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 6320

Military veteran

Cause: Vehicular assault

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: Sentenced to 12 years

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Officer Darren Medlin was struck and killed by an automobile being operated by an intoxicated driver. Officer Medlin was walking up to a vehicle he had stopped on Texas Highway 121 in Euless when the incident occurred.

The suspect was arrested and charged with intoxicated manslaughter and found he used his vehicle as a deadly weapon. He was found guilty of the charge on August 2, 2005. The following day he was sentenced to 12.5 years in prison.

Officer Medlin had served with the Grapevine Police Department for 4 years. He had previously served as a game warden with the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife for 4 years,and with the United States Marine Corps .

Officer Medlin is survived by his wife, two children, two stepchildren, mother and sister.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

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June 15, 2015


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