Patrol Officer Elmer Huddleston

Patrol Officer Elmer Huddleston

Waco Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 2, 1940

Elmer Huddleston

Officer Huddleston was shot and killed when he and another officer stopped a vehicle at the intersection of South Third Street and La Salle Avenue. Officer Huddleston told the three occupants to get out of the car but one of the men grabbed a gun. He exchanged shots with Officer Huddleston and both men were fatally wounded. Officer Huddleston's partner also returned fire and the two other occupants were also wounded. Officer Huddleston was taken to a local hospital where he succumbed to his wounds.

Officer Huddleston had been with the agency for five years.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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