Senior Corporal David R. Galvan

Senior Corporal David R. Galvan

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 14, 1993

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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My name is David Wayland I was name after my uncle David Galvan. I don't have a lot of memories of him but I will never forget the day he was buried, and the overwhelming show of love for this great man from his family to his fellow officers everybody love him. He will be truly miss but never forgotten.

David L Wayland

July 10, 2016

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