Police Officer James Bruce Irby

Police Officer James Bruce Irby

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 27, 1990

James Bruce Irby

Officer James Irby was shot and killed when he stopped a car for a minor traffic violation.

As he was talking with the driver, the passenger exited the vehicle and shot Officer Irby five times with a .357 handgun.

The suspect was convicted of Officer Irby's murder and subsequently sentenced to death.

Officer Irby is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.



Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .357 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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RIP Brother. I never met you but the day you were killed I took up a collection and drive to the Hard Rock Cafe where Houston DJ Moby did a live remote in your honor. If Texas ever executes Carl Buntion I will be there and God help anyone who tells me they oppose the death penalty.

Captain P. M. Larkin
Galveston County Pct. 1

April 5, 2018

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