Police Officer James Bruce Irby

Police Officer James Bruce Irby

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 27, 1990

James Bruce Irby

Officer James Irby was shot and killed when he stopped a car for a minor traffic violation.

As he was talking with the driver, the passenger exited the vehicle and shot Officer Irby five times with a .357 handgun.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Irby's murder and subsequently sentenced to death.

Officer Irby is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.



Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Jim its been a long time, my wife and I had lunch with your partner Paco yesterday in Centerville. had a good time talking over old times. miss you bud.

Chief Deputy Brent (BK) Walter Leon County Sheriff's Office
Retired HPD
friend of Jim Irby

January 19, 2018

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