Polygraph Operator Oscar Bowen Brett

Polygraph Operator Oscar Bowen Brett

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 8, 1961

Oscar Bowen Brett

Polygraph Operator Oscar Brett and Ranger Homer White were killed when the patrol car they were in was struck by a train while en route to a murder investigation.

Polygraph Operator Brett was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for four years. He was survived by his son and fiancee.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Your service is honored today, the 50th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 8, 2011

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