Police Officer Howard B. Hammond

Police Officer Howard B. Hammond

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, August 18, 1946

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Howard B. Hammond

Officer Hammond was shot and killed with his own service weapon while he and his partner investigating a group of people dancing and drinking in a tailor shop on Dowling Street. When the officers went into the shop they were attacked and severely beaten. Officer Hammond was disarmed by one suspect and shot as the two struggled. The suspect was also shot and killed during the struggle.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in Peace Police Officer Howard B. Hammond. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray the scum who murdered you burns forever in hell.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

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