Motorcycle Officer James Gene Reegan

Motorcycle Officer James Gene Reegan

Galveston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 29, 1927

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James Gene Reegan

Officer Reegan was killed in a motorcycle accident while pursuing several suspects who he was attempting to stop for a traffic violation. The suspects lost control of the vehicle and struck a sign, knocking into the roadway. Officer Reegan was unable to stop in time and his motorcycle struck the sign. He was thrown over the handlebars and sustained fatal injuries.

Officer Reegan had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace Motor Officer James Gene Reagan. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Galveston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the souls of those responsible for your murder.


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

June 29, 2016

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