Trooper Damon Allen

Trooper Damon Allen

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 2017

Damon Allen

Trooper Damon Allen was shot and killed while making a traffic stop on I-45 in Freestone County, just south of Fairfield, at approximately 4:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day.

He had contacted the driver and was returning to his patrol car when the man exited his car and opened fire with a rifle. Trooper Allen was killed at the scene.

The man was located in Waller County several hours later and taken into custody after exchanging shots with officers.

Trooper Allen had served with the Texas Highway Patrol for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 10525

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Arrested

traffic stop

Contact

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Director Steven McCraw
Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol
5805 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78752

Phone: (512) 424-2000

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RIP brother Damon.

May God bless and be with your family, co-workers and friends at this very difficult time.

Inv. Bevenour
Gettysburg Police Department

December 10, 2017

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