Police Officer Jeter Young

Police Officer Jeter Young

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 19, 1921

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Jeter Young

Officer Young was killed when a dairy truck struck his patrol car while on a call near the intersection of Preston Street and Louisiana Street. The patrol car flipped over twice killed Officer Young. The driver of the dairy truck was arrested and charged with negligent homicide.

Officer Young was survived by his wife, three children his parents and five brothers.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with negligent homicide

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Officer Young,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Houston.


United States Border Patrol

June 19, 2021

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