Police Officer William A. Weiss

Police Officer William A. Weiss

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 30, 1901

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William A. Weiss

Officer William Weiss was shot and killed by two brothers who had been arrested several days earlier by another officer near the intersection of San Jacinto Street and Congress Street.

The men were seen talking to Officer Weiss before shooting him. One suspect was shot and killed by another Officer and the second suspect was arrested.

Officer Weiss served with the Houston Police Department for approximately one year and was survived by his wife, and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 17

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .41 caliber
  • Offender One killed; One Apprehended

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

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

July 30, 2020

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