Highway Patrolman V. O. "Bill" White

Highway Patrolman V. O. "Bill" White

El Paso County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 28, 1934

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V. O. "Bill" White

Highway Patrolman Bill White was killed when his police motorcycle struck the back of a vehicle he was chasing for drunk driving on the Valley Highway eight miles east of El Paso.

The drunk driver suddenly stopped the vehicle, causing Patrolman White's motorcycle to strike it.

Patrolman White had served as a county highway patrolman for seven years. He was survived by his wife, 4-day-old daughter, parents, brother, and four sisters.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 26, 1934
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

drunk driver, vehicle pursuit

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Rest In Peace Deputy Sheriff V. O. White. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of El Paso County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your family, friends, co-workers and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your footsteps. I also Pray that the drunk who is responsible for your death shall burn forever in the lake of fire.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 24, 2016

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