Deputy Constable Joe Mack Cox

Deputy Constable Joe Mack Cox

Dallas County Constable's Office - Precinct 1, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 25, 1978

Joe Mack Cox

Deputy Constable Cox suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being involved in a high speed pursuit. He and his partner were attempting to serve a writ of attachment when the suspect fled his residence in a car. The deputies chased the suspect for five miles before the man was stopped and arrested. As they drove the suspect to jail Deputy Constable Cox collapsed.

Deputy Constable Cox had previously served with the Texas Liquor Control Board.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 34th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never dimishes respect. Your memory will always be remembered and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

September 25, 2012

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