Police Officer John W. Suttle

Police Officer John W. Suttle

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, August 3, 1959

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 Officer John W. Suttle. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers, Ancestors and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public.


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

August 3, 2016

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