Constable Robert Franklin Poe

Constable Robert Franklin Poe

Tarrant County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 23, 1925

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Robert Franklin Poe

Constable Robert Poe was shot and killed at 400 Riverside Drive while attempting to arrest a garage owner for the theft of tires.

The suspect indicated he needed to tell his wife something and started to walk away when he suddenly turned and shot Constable Poe twice with a .38-caliber pistol.

Constable Poe's partner struggled with the man, gained control of the weapon, and was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Constable Poe was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 96thth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

December 23, 2011

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