Patrol Officer Robert Louis John

Patrol Officer Robert Louis John

Galveston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 16, 1990

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Robert Louis John

Officer John was killed when his patrol car was struck by a train at approximately 1515 hours. He was delivering the patrol car to a dealership for servicing when it was struck by the Texas Limited Passenger Train as he crossed the tracks on 77th Street.

Officer John had been with the agency for 15 years.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 703

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Robert Louis John. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Galveston, Texas.

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


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

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