Trooper Jerry Don Davis

Trooper Jerry Don Davis

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, October 5, 1980

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Jerry Don Davis

Trooper Jerry Davis was shot and killed after stopping a vehicle for a traffic violation.

The suspect was apprehended, convicted, and sentenced to life in prison.

Trooper Davis had been with the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol for just under two years and was stationed at Slaton. He was survived by his parents.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 4673

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

traffic stop

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I never knew you J.D., as you were killed before I was born. My father was your friend, fellow officer, and co-worker at TxDPS. I grew up with your story, told so often. I tell your stories to other officers when I can. You are not forgotten.

Deputy K. Turner
Harris County Sheriff's Office, Homicide

April 3, 2022

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