Police Officer Henry Canales

Police Officer Henry Canales

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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Henry Canales

Officer Henry Canales was shot and killed while conducting an undercover investigation into the sale of stolen televisions.

He and another officer were meeting with a group of suspects in a drug store parking lot. As money was exchanged one of the suspects opened fire, fatally wounding Officer Canales. Another officer returned fire, killing the suspect. The three other suspects fled but were apprehended a short time later.

Officer Canales had served with the Houston Police Department for 16 years. He is survived by a wife, son and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 5653
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Officer Canales,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USAF. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Border Patol Agent Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol El Paso Station

June 23, 2019

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