Police Officer Clinton Warren Hunter

Police Officer Clinton Warren Hunter

Austin Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, November 29, 2001

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Clinton Warren Hunter

Officer Clinton Hunter was struck and killed by a suspect during a vehicle pursuit.

Another officer had observed the suspect vehicle driving erratically southbound on I-35. When he attempted to stop the vehicle, the driver fled and led the officer on a chase. The vehicle exited the highway but re-entered northbound. Officer Hunter was attempting to deploy stop sticks when the driver struck him and his patrol unit.

Officer Hunter was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The driver was also injured in the accident and was taken into custody. The man was sentenced to life as a result of Officer Hunter's death.

Officer Hunter was a U.S Army veteran and had served with the Austin Police Department for just 14 months, and is survived by his wife and 3-year-old daughter.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year, 2 months
  • Badge 4275
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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January 4, 2020

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