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Officer James L. Dowdy | Fort Worth Police Department, Texas Fort Worth Police Department, Texas


James L. Dowdy

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, June 17, 1956

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 8 months

Badge # 476

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Not available

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Officer James Dowdy was killed when a meat company truck struck his motorcycle while chasing drag racers on Father's Day.

Officer Dowdy had been with the agency for 8 months. He was survived by his wife and 3-year-old son.

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Rest in Peace Officer James L. Dowdy. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Fort Worth, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 15, 2016


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