Deputy Constable James A. Reed

Deputy Constable James A. Reed

Harris County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, September 6, 1905

Add to My Heroes

James A. Reed

Deputy Constable James Reed was shot in the abdomen as he attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a burglary suspect on Washington Street at the Southern Pacific Railroad crossing.

He succumbed to his injuries four days later.

Deputy Reed had served with the Harris County Precinct 1 Constable's Office for four months. He was a widower and survived by his two children.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 4 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 2, 1905
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

burglary, warrant service

Most Recent Reflection

View all 6 Reflections

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice and may you always rest in peace knowing that your fellow law enforcement will always remember and thank you.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 6, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.