Deputy Sheriff Vance Howard Clements

Deputy Sheriff Vance Howard Clements

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, February 1, 2001

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Vance Howard Clements

Deputy Sheriff Vance Clements was killed in a single-vehicle crash while responding to a disturbance call.

During the response, his patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree in front of the First Baptist Church of Judson. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Deputy Clements had served with the Gregg County Sheriff's Office for 10 years. He is survived by his son, parents, and brother.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 521

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disturbance, single vehicle crash

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While visiting with my daughter this evening, the topic of the stories from my days as an LEO came up. Most were good hearted and funny but today I was able to share with her the legacy of Vance Clements. I do not work as an LEO anymore but remember fondly the stories and friendships made. No, it’s not your E.O.W. date, but wanted to say thank you sir. Not only for your service but for your friendship as well.

May you rest easy in the arms of GOD now.

Lil’ Rock. Civilian
Former G.C.S.O.

September 14, 2019

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