Police Officer Jerry Lawrence Riley

Police Officer Jerry Lawrence Riley

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 18, 1974

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Jerry Lawrence Riley

Police Officer Jerry Riley succumbed to injuries sustained several days earlier when his patrol car 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

emergency response

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Officer Riley, You are not forgotten by the men and women who currently work in Massachusetts law enforcement. RIP

Mike Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

June 18, 2023

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