Patrolman Henry R. Taylor

Patrolman Henry R. Taylor

Brenham Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, September 14, 1941

Henry R. Taylor

Patrolman Taylor was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing traffic at an accident scene on Highway 36 two miles north of Brenham. A vehicle came over a hill at a high rate of speed, disregarded Patrolman Taylor's signals, and struck him. The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with drunk driving and murder.

Patrolman Taylor had been with the agency for four years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Arrested

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Heroes live forever, Patrolman Taylor, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Brenham and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

September 14, 2013

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