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Police Officer Howard B. Hammond | Houston Police Department, Texas Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Howard B. Hammond

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, August 18, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Hammond was shot and killed with his own service weapon while he and his partner investigating a group of people dancing and drinking in a tailor shop on Dowling Street. When the officers went into the shop they were attacked and severely beaten. Officer Hammond was disarmed by one suspect and shot as the two struggled. The suspect was also shot and killed during the struggle.

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Howard B. Hammond. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray the scum who murdered you burns forever in hell.

Amen.

B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
August 13, 2016

 

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