Senior Corporal David R. Galvan

Senior Corporal David R. Galvan

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 14, 1993

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David R. Galvan

Senior Corporal David Galvan was killed when his patrol car crashed into a utility pole after being sideswiped.

He was en route to assist another officer who had stopped a stolen vehicle.

Corporal Galvan was a U.S Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for 16 and a half years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 16 years, 5 months
  • Badge 4006
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I just wanted to tell you that I still remember the loss your family suffered, it was right after my dad was killed in the line of duty in November.

They do not prepare you for that loss, that knock, that call. My uncle, his little brother retired in 2015, the year before the 5 were killed. It seem's with all the anti police rhetoric, the ones lost before the last five years are only remembered by a name called once a year and every day by those who waited for them to make it home every day.

In a way, I am glad my father did not make it to see what has become of the hateful and Godless world he live in. Prayers for your family, as I think of your husband, father, brother, friend, son, when I do my dad.

It was stupid and tragic and could have been avoided and we still had to loose more officers like your loved one before they forced traffic to slow down or move over. Blessings upon your home and family.

From one blue life member to another. God bless.

Brandee Lawrence Carlisle.

Brandee Carlisle

September 25, 2020

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