Deputy Sheriff Vance Howard Clements

Deputy Sheriff Vance Howard Clements

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, February 1, 2001

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. 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

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It seems like such a short time ago that I accompanied Gregg County Sheriff, Maxey Cerliano and Chief Deputy, Chuck Willeford to break the tragic news to the parents of this fine Deputy Sheriff, Vance Clements on this date in 2001.

Our hearts still ache, and our prayers are still lifted up for the family, relatives, close friends and colleagues of Deputy Vance Clements

Sgt. Jack H. Lanier, Jr.
New London, TX Police Dept.

February 1, 2018

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