Officer Francis Eddie Wright

Officer Francis Eddie Wright

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, August 2, 1975

Francis Eddie Wright

Officer Francis Wright was struck by a vehicle and killed while directing traffic at an accident scene. The vehicle that struck him was being driven at a high rate of speed at the time. The driver was charged initially, but all charges were later dropped.

Officer Wright had served with the Houston Police Department for three years. He was survived by his expectant wife and two daughters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 584

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in Peace Officer Francis Eddie Wright. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends, Co-Workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thug who caused your death is soon rotting in hell.


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

August 3, 2016

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