Detective Pete Corrales

Detective Pete Corrales

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, January 21, 1925

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Pete Corrales

Detective Pete Corrales was shot and killed after rushing to the scene of an argument after hearing a gunshot on Congress Avenue.

He was in a barber shop when he heard the shot in the restaurant next door. A man had just murdered his girlfriend during an argument. As Detective Corrales ran into the business he confronted the man and was shot. Despite being wounded, he returned fire and killed the subject.

Detective Corrales succumbed to his wounds later in the day.

Detective Corrales had served with the Houston Police Department for four years. He was survived by nine children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Rest in peace Detective Corrales.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 8, 2020

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