Officer Henry Franklin Howie

Officer Henry Franklin Howie

Big Spring Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 10, 1931

Henry Franklin Howie

Officer Howie was shot and killed after responding to a disturbance involving two men. Officer Howie and one of the men were sitting in his patrol car discussing the incident when the second man came out and opened fire on them, fatally wounding Officer Howie. The suspect was arrested, sentenced to four years, but had his sentence suspended.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentence suspended

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 82nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

How proud you must be to have your family members continue your legacy of protecting and serving.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 4, 2013

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