Police Officer Alan Daniel McCollum

Police Officer Alan Daniel McCollum

Corpus Christi Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, January 31, 2020

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Alan Daniel McCollum

Police Officer Alan McCollum was struck and killed by a drunk driver while conducting a traffic stop on Highway 358 near Carroll Lane at 9:30 pm.

He and two other officers were on the scene of the stop when another vehicle struck one of the patrol cars, then struck him and a second officer. Officer McCollum suffered fatal injuries and the other officer suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The drunk driver who caused the crash was charged with intoxication manslaughter, driving with a suspended license, and intoxication assault.

Officer McCollum was a U.S. Army veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star. He had served with the Corpus Christi Police Department for almost seven years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 796
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

traffic stop

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Officer McCollum,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

March 30, 2020

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