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Chief of Police Alvis F. Childress Police Department, Texas

Chief of Police

Alvis F. "Tuffy" Maddox

Childress Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Sunday, June 22, 1980

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 70

Tour: 44 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 4/15/1980

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Chief of Police Alvis Maddox succumbed to injuries sustained two months earlier when his patrol car collided with a lumber truck on Highway 287. He was transported to a hospital in Amarillo and later died of his injuries.

Chief Maddox had been in law enforcement for 44 years and had been elected police chief of Childress 11 times. He was survived by his wife and son.

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RIP Chief Alvis F. "Tuffy" Maddox, your Brothers in Blue will take it from here. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Childress, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family Friends and Co-Workers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 22, 2016

 

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