Deputy Sheriff Sam R. Tidwell

Deputy Sheriff Sam R. Tidwell

Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, June 29, 1935

Sam R. Tidwell

Deputy Tidwell was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a vehicle that was attempting to pass another vehicle.

Deputy Tidwell had served with the agency for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Sam R. Tidwell. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Hldalgo County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the soul of the one responsible for your death.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 30, 2016

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