Lieutenant Monte Porter Huckabee

Lieutenant Monte Porter Huckabee

Sweetwater Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 3, 1979

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Monte Porter Huckabee

Lieutenant Huckabee suffered a fatal heart attack during a violent struggle with a suspect in which he was kicked in the face, chest and ribs several times. The incident occurred when he and several other officers responded to a bar and attempted to arrest a drunk man.

Lieutenant Huckabee had served with the agency for 26 years. He was survived by his three children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 26 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Lt. Huckabee,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Sweetwater. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 3, 2019

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