Officer James L. Dowdy

Officer James L. Dowdy

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 17, 1956

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James L. Dowdy

Officer James Dowdy was killed when a meat company truck struck his motorcycle while chasing drag racers on Father's Day.

Officer Dowdy had been with the agency for 8 months. He was survived by his wife and 3-year-old son.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge 476

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace Officer Dowdy.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 21, 2020

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