Police Officer James Howard Cassidy, Jr.

Police Officer James Howard Cassidy, Jr.

Pearland Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, May 16, 1973

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James Howard Cassidy, Jr.

Police Officer James Cassidy was struck and killed by a commercial truck while escorting other trucks through the city. He was stopped on the Gulf Freeway when he was struck.

Officer Cassidy had served with the Pearland Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Lufkin Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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You were killed Officer Cassidy six years before a neighbor, friend and hero of mine, Metro-Dade Police Officer William Coleman Cook was killedin the line of duty. Rest in peace Officer Cassidy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 24, 2022

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