Corporal George Washington Gross, Jr.

Corporal George Washington Gross, Jr.

Port Isabel Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, August 15, 1986

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George Washington Gross, Jr.

Corporal George Gross was killed in an accident while assisting EMS personnel treating a cardiac arrest victim. Due to a limitation on staff, Corporal Gross was driving the ambulance to the hospital when it was struck by a truck. The vehicle caught fire, trapping him inside. He was freed and transported to a local burn unit where he succumbed to his injuries.

Corporal Gross is survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 15, 2020

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