Officer Paul Aaron Emerson, Sr.

Officer Paul Aaron Emerson, Sr.

Port Arthur Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 3, 1967

Paul Aaron Emerson, Sr.

Officer Emerson was shot and killed when he and his partner surprised a burglar at a local business. Officer Emerson's partner was able to apprehend the suspect and arrest him. The suspect was later convicted of murder with malice and sentenced to life.

Officer Emerson was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace Officer Paul Aaron Emerson Sr.. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Port Arthur, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Ancestors and those brave souls who have chosen to follow in your foot steps protecting the public. I also Pray that the thug who murdered you is rotting in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 3, 2016

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