Deputy Constable Caleb Daniel Rule

Deputy Constable Caleb Daniel Rule

Fort Bend County Constable's Office - Precinct 4, Texas

End of Watch Friday, May 29, 2020

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Caleb Daniel Rule

Deputy Constable Caleb Rule was inadvertently shot and killed by a Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office deputy while responding to a suspicious person call in the 3900 block of Chestnut Bend in Sienna Plantation at 1:40 am.

A citizen had reported seeing a man running from a home in the area. Deputy Constable Rule responded to the scene along with three sheriff's deputies and located a home with an open door. Deputy Constable Rule was clearing the home with the sheriff's deputies when he was mistaken for a suspect inside the home. Deputy Constable Rule was struck in the chest in an area not protected by his vest.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Deputy Constable Rule had served with the Fort Bend County Constable's Office - Precinct 4 for nine months and had previously served with the Missouri City Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 14C12/594

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

mistaken identity, suspicious person

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This new annex houses Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and provides space for the Fort Bend County Fire Marshal’s Office and the Environmental Health Department.

The 16,800-square-foot facility was named in honor of Fort Bend County Precinct 4 Deputy Constable Caleb Rule, who was fatally wounded in a friendly-fire incident in May 2020. The annex houses the Sheriff’s Office, Fire Marshal’s Office, and an Emergency Command Conference room. The Sheriff’s Office is the primary user of the building, with criminal investigation offices and briefing, touchdown and support spaces for patrol offices.

The site includes a parking lot, vehicle fuel stations for patrol cars, and a helipad to support the Sheriff’s air operations.

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State of Texas

December 16, 2022

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