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

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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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Deputy Constable Cox,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Dallas county. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

September 25, 2018

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