Patrolman Holly Ray Anderson

Patrolman Holly Ray Anderson

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, October 8, 1940

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Holly Ray Anderson

Patrolman Anderson succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day when he collided with a vehicle at Austin Avenue and 11th Street while he was responding to a fire at 1320 hours. The vehicle failed to yield right of way to his police motorcycle. He was transported to Providence Hospital where he died the following night.

Patrolman Anderson had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife, parents, two brothers and three sisters.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, October 7, 1940

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Thank you for your service and please know that no passage of time can ever erase your sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 8, 2020

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