Special Deputy Constable Bernell Looney Barton

Special Deputy Constable Bernell Looney Barton

Tarrant County Constable's Office - Precinct 5, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, April 25, 1931

Bernell Looney Barton

Deputy Constable Bernell Barton was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating a disturbance on Hembhill Street, in Fort Worth, Texas.

While on patrol, he observed a motor vehicle collision which resulted in a fight between the drivers.

Deputy Constable Barton broke up the fight and had the men return to their cars. As he attempted to gather more information he was struck by another vehicle. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 23, 1931

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Rest in Peace Deputy Bernell L. Barton. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Tarrant County, Texas.

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

April 25, 2016

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