Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, September 27, 2019

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Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Dhaliwal was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop in the 14800 block of Willancy Court at approximately 12:45 pm.

As Deputy Dhaliwal was returning to his patrol car one of the passengers exited the vehicle and ran toward him while opening fire. Deputy Dhaliwal was struck multiple times. He was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

The man who shot him fled to a nearby business where he was arrested by a responding deputy. The man had been wanted since 2017 for absconding from parole.

Deputy Dhaliwal had served with the Harris County Sheriff's Office for 10 years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 1498

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Charged with capital murder

parolee, traffic stop

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You were a great asset to the community you served judging by the tremendous amount of respect people have for you and how sad they were to lose someone special like you.

You are one of my greatest heroes and inspirations as an officer.

God bless you, brother. Rest easy.

Officer S. Rizvi
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

May 13, 2020

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