Officer James A. Davis

Officer James A. Davis

Beaumont Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, December 6, 1925

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James A. Davis

Officer James Davis was killed while attempting to stop a team of runaway horses that were pulling a wagon.

Officer Davis observed the animals entering a busy street and attempted to stop them to save citizens. Part of the wagon struck Officer Davis, causing severe head and internal injuries.

He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries the next day.

Officer Davis was survived by his wife and stepson.


  • Age 49
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 5, 1925

runaway horse

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

Carson loveless

February 3, 2024

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