Police Officer Guy P. Gaddis

Police Officer Guy P. Gaddis

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, January 31, 1994

Guy P. Gaddis

Police Officer Guy Gaddis was shot and killed while transporting two handcuffed prisoners to jail.

One of the prisoners had managed to conceal a gun and used it to shoot Officer Gaddis in the back of the head three times. The subject was convicted of murder and sentenced to death. He was subsequently executed on January 22nd, 2014.

Officer Gaddis had served with the Houston Police Department for 2-1/2 years and had previously served with the United States Army during Desert Storm. He was survived by his expectant wife and parents and is buried in South Park Cemetery, Pearland, Texas.

Bio

  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge 4539
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 2014

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I was a young HPD officer when the call went out over the police radio on a HPD cruiser driving into a house in Bellaire ,Texas. Life flight landed where Officer Gaddis was transported to Hermann Hospital. I still remember the loud crying screams echoing throughout the hospital hallways when Officer Gaddi's mother was told of her son's death. I will never forgot this sad day 24 years later.

I still tell the young officers today in the training program as FTS and when i trained/evaluated rookies about Officer Gaddis line of duty death. R.I.P SIR

HPD Sergeant
Houston Police Department

December 9, 2018

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