Sergeant John Mathew Maki

Sergeant John Mathew Maki

Celeste Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, February 10, 2004

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John Mathew Maki

Sergeant John Maki was killed in an automobile accident while en route to assist an ongoing investigation.

He was called in the work from a day off at the request of the police chief to assist in the investigation. Sergeant Maki was driving on FM 544 when he was involved in an accident with another vehicle. He was flown to Parkland Hospital in Dallas where he was pronounced dead.

Sergeant Maki had served with the Celeste Police Department for 2 years. He is survived by his parents.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 301

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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John, it has been 16 years since your death in the line of duty. I miss you everyday - tears come to my eyes when I look at your pictures. We just didn't have that much time together.
Love, Your Father.

Master Sgt US Army (Retired)

May 23, 2020

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