Police Officer Craig Gordon Story

Police Officer Craig Gordon Story

Arlington Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Craig Gordon Story

Officer Craig Story was killed in a motorcycle accident when his department motorcycle collided with a school bus at the intersection of South Cooper Street and West Inwood Drive. Officer Story had activated his lights and siren as he entered the intersection, but struck the side of the bus.

His motorcycle burst into flames upon impact. Witnesses to the crash smothered the flames on Officer Story's clothing and pulled him to a safe area, however, he passed away at the scene.

Officer Story had served with the agency for seven years. He is survived by his expectant wife and son.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 2117

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Craig, thank you for your service! Thank you for marrying such a wonderful woman, Dani. She and many others have become good friends because of the loss of my Son, Joey. We didn’t ask to be apart of the loss of Law Enforcement, but without this family’s Wouldn’t be mentally where we are today. I can’t thank you both enough! Rest In Peace and we’re sure will meet you soon. Send my love to my son. I miss him so!!! We’ll be here for your family no matter what.

Mother Tammy Avent
Grieving Mother of BPA Jose (Joey) D. Barraza E.O.W. 4-18-16

February 8, 2018

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