Officer John M. Cain

Officer John M. Cain

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 3, 1911

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John M. Cain

Officer Cain was shot and killed when he attempted to arrest a suspect he saw hop onto a freight train. When Officer Cain called for the suspect to stop, the man turned and fired two shots, killing Officer Cain.

The suspect was later arrested and convicted of murder. He was executed in 1916.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1916

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Rest in peace Officer Cain.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 13, 2020

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