Detective John Davidson

Detective John Davidson

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, February 19, 1921

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John Davidson

Detective Davidson was shot and killed after responding with his partner to a report of a prowler in the 3400 block of Liberty Road. When the suspect saw the detectives approached his position he dropped his gun and started walking. When Detective Davison and his partner attempted to stop the suspect he ran, picked up his gun and shot and killed Detective Davidson. Detective Davidson's partner returned fire killing the suspect.

Detective Davidson had served with the Houston Police Department for three years and was survived by his wife, parents and sisters.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed by officers

burglary in progress

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Det. Davidson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Houston.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

February 19, 2021

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