Trooper Howard Wayne Jordan

Trooper Howard Wayne Jordan

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1981

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Howard Wayne Jordan

Trooper Howard Jordan was struck and killed by a vehicle as he and another trooper conducted a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 59 north of Atlanta, Texas, at about 11:00 pm.

Trooper Jordan had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety for 10 years and was stationed in Texarkana. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, parents, and sister.

In March 2024 a section of U.S. Highway 67 was renamed the Trooper Howard Jordan Memorial Highway in his honor.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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Trooper Jordan,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 2, 2021

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