Detective Oscar Emmett Hope

Detective Oscar Emmett Hope

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, June 22, 1929

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Oscar Emmett Hope

Detective Oscar Hope was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call involving a weapon.

He went into the front door of the home and his partner went around to the rear. While Detective Hope was inside he was shot in the back of the head. His partner chased the suspect and shot and killed him during an exchange of gunfire.

Detective Hope was survived by his wife, parents, two brothers and five sisters.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

disturbance

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Even though those in the family who knew you personally have all passed, you will always be remembered. You love of life and family and commitment to duty lives on in the hearts of those left behind.

Heather Hope
Grandniece

April 17, 2021

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