Constable Howard T. Bowen

Constable Howard T. Bowen

Dickson County Constable's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, April 3, 1977

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Howard T. Bowen

Constable Howard Bowen was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 46 South, one mile south of I-40.

Both occupants of the vehicle that struck him were charged with second-degree murder and DUI.

Constable Bowen was survived by his wife, four daughters, three sons, and six siblings.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with murder

drunk driver, traffic stop

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Constable Bowen,
On today, the 52nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dickson County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 3, 2019

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