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Police Officer C. E. Branon | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

C. E. Branon

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, March 20, 1959

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 1160

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 1/13/1959

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Case never solved

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Officer Branon succumbed to injuries received two months earlier when his police motorcycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver as he attempted to stop a speeding motorist. No suspects were ever apprehended.
Officer Branon had been with the agency for seven years.

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Dad, events this weekend have brought me back to my childhood. Standing at your grave and missing you. Knowing I'm alone with you gone my father my hero. I have to grow up without your wisdom and guidance. Your smiles and hugs that say more than words. I'm now grown have children and have tried my best to instill the greatness I know was in you into them. And never miss the chance to tell your great grandchildren what awsome marine and police officer you were. A deputy was gunned down this weekend and he leaves a young son like I was alone and afraid because dad will never be there again only in his memory. How do we forgive , how do we move forward live life normal again when the world has once again been shattered. I'm doing like you and the deputy did. Stand tall stand strong be kind and loving and try to make a differance in someone's life. Miss you dad.hope to see you some day. Love Claude Jr

Son Claude E Branon
September 1, 2015

 

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