Officer Jesse Emmett Griffin

Officer Jesse Emmett Griffin

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, December 28, 1933

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Jesse Emmett Griffin

Officer Jesse Griffin was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Commerce Street and Crowdus Street while responding to a stabbing call.

During his response, another driver turned in front of him, causing a collision. He succumbed to his injuries the next day at Baylor Hospital.

Officer Griffin had served with the Dallas Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 291

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, December 27, 1933

emergency response, motor officer, motorcycle crash

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Though I was born long after you died my grandfather, your brother, John Ryan Griffin told me about you. I also know your Uncle John Ryan was Chief of Police for Dallas around the same time I am on very honored to have you both as my family

Carol Lumsden
Family member

April 11, 2024

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