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

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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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Police 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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Rest in Peace Police Officer Darren Glen Medlin. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Grapevine, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that while your murderer escaped severe punishment on this earth that the hounds of hell gnaw on his bones as his soul forever burns in the lake of fire. May his nights be plagued with terrifying visions of his torment that awaits him in hell!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 12, 2016


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