Police Officer Jesse Thomas Hamilton

Police Officer Jesse Thomas Hamilton

Pasadena Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 21, 2009

Jesse Thomas Hamilton

Police Officer Jesse Hamilton was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance call at a trailer park near the intersection of Shaver Road and Queens Road at approximately 6:30 am.

He had responded to the scene approximately 20 minutes earlier. As Officer Hamilton interviewed a female on the porch he learned that the male subject was armed with a handgun. Moments later the man emerged from the trailer and shot him.

Another officer arriving at the scene observed the suspect standing over Officer Hamilton's body. When the suspect turned towards the officer he was shot once in the head and wounded. The man was convicted of Officer Hamilton's murder and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Officer Hamilton was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Hamilton had served with the Pasadena Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 3151

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 40 years

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Although I never got to meet you or work with you, I say a prayer for you and your family each time I walk by your picture in the hallway or drive by where you were slain. You’re not forgotten. Blessed are the peacemakers.

Pasadena Police Department

March 2, 2018

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