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Patrol Officer Elmer Huddleston | Waco Police Department, Texas Waco Police Department, Texas

Patrol Officer

Elmer Huddleston

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, July 2, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Huddleston was shot and killed when he and another officer stopped a vehicle at the intersection of South Third Street and La Salle Avenue. Officer Huddleston told the three occupants to get out of the car but one of the men grabbed a gun. He exchanged shots with Officer Huddleston and both men were fatally wounded. Officer Huddleston's partner also returned fire and the two other occupants were also wounded. Officer Huddleston was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Huddleston had been with the agency for five years.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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