Police Officer Jerry Lawrence Riley

Police Officer Jerry Lawrence Riley

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 18, 1974

Jerry Lawrence Riley

Police Officer Jerry Riley succumbed to injuries received several days earlier when his patrol collided with a tractor trailer.

He was responding to an emergency call when the semi pulled out in front of him on Galveston Road, near Park Terrace.

Officer Riley had served with the Houston Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, parents, and sister.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 1516

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Jerry Lawrence Riley. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas

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


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

June 18, 2016

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