Sergeant Ronald D. Slockett

Sergeant Ronald D. Slockett

Sugar Land Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 4, 1987

Ronald D. Slockett

Sergeant Slockett was shot and killed while making a traffic stop. As he exited his patrol car the suspects in the vehicle opened fire, striking him in the chest and fatally wounding him. He was not wearing a vest at the time of the shooting.

The suspects in the shooting were drug traffickers who were holding hostages at the time of the incident. It is believed the hostages had been abducted by the traffickers with the intent of murdering them over drug trafficking.

Sergeant Slockett had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his son, daughter, parents, and four siblings.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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It's been 30 years since that terrible early morning along 90A when we lost you, but I choose to mostly remember all the good things we did as a squad. RIP Sarge.

Curt K.
SLPD '86-'88

July 1, 2017

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