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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 521

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

disturbance, single vehicle crash

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Hey pops it’s 21 years since the day we all lost you. It seems like yesterday when I walked into that sea of brown Gregg County uniforms that were sitting waiting on me to wake up and go to school, I was 10 then, now I’m 31 and not a day goes by that I don’t think about it. I miss you so damn much, but I am glad you aren’t here to see what this country has fallen to. I’m still working in the oilfield, but need a special favor if it’s not too much. Will you please watch over the boys and my wife while I’m out and working. I appreciate it more than you’ll ever realize. I love you old man.

Love Cort

Son
Clements

February 1, 2022

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