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 in the 4700 block of West Ledbetter Drive.

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

emergency response, officer assistance

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Sr. Cpl. Galvan,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 14, 2023

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