Police Officer John W. Suttle

Police Officer John W. Suttle

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 3, 1959

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John W. Suttle

Officer Suttle was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic around the scene of an accident on the Gulf Freeway at the Lombardy overpass. The vehicle that struck Officer Suttle dragged him more than 50 feet.

Officer Suttle was survived by his wife, son, parents, sister, and two brother.


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace knowing that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 3, 2020

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