Deputy Sheriff Rudy M. Gonzales

Deputy Sheriff Rudy M. Gonzales

Lubbock County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, February 25, 1996

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Rudy M. Gonzales

Deputy Sheriff Rudy Gonzales was killed in an automobile crash on Slaton Highway while responding to a domestic disturbance call.

The drunk driver of another vehicle going in the opposite direction crossed the median and struck Deputy Gonzales' patrol car head-on at a high rate of speed. The driver of the other vehicle was also killed.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Killed in crash

domestic, drunk driver

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