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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Thank you for your service and know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 9, 2020

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