Officer Ralph Wendell Hoyt

Officer Ralph Wendell Hoyt

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 20, 1937

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Ralph Wendell Hoyt

Officer Ralph Hoyt succumbed to injuries received the previous day when his motorcycle struck a roadway depression and he was thrown off.

He had been with the agency for nine months and was survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 31

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Friday, February 19, 1937

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Officer Hoyt,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 20, 2020

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