Patrolman Fred Carlton Burns

Patrolman Fred Carlton Burns

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, January 2, 1968

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Fred Carlton Burns

Patrolman Burns was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer. He had been with the Texas Department of Public Safety for 27 years and was stationed at Conroe.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Patrolman Burns,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 2, 2019

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