Chief of Police Olen Chester Pass

Chief of Police Olen Chester Pass

Denton Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, November 29, 1941

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Olen Chester Pass

Chief of Police Olen Pass died from the effects of a stroke that he suffered on November 15th, 1941, while on duty.

He was attempting to lift a heavy iron bell while at the North Texas State Teachers College when he suffered the stroke. He never recovered and died two weeks later on November 29th, 1941.

Chief Pass had served as the elected chief of police for four years. He was survived by his wife, seven children, five grandchildren, and two brothers.


  • Age 58
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Saturday, November 15, 1941

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