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Police Officer Smith Anderson Houston Police Department, Texas

Police Officer

Smith Anderson "Buster" Kent

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Tuesday, January 12, 1954

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 48

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Kent was killed in a motorcycle accident while attempting to stop a speeding car on Navigation Boulevard. His police motorcycle struck the side a truck, causing him to be thrown to the ground.

Officer Kent had been with the agency for 19 years and had been assigned as a motorcycle officer for 17 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and brother, who was also a Houston police officer.

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Heroes live forever, Officer Kent, and we will never forget. Thank you for your sacrifice for the citizens of Houston and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.
January 12, 2013

 

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