Lieutenant Texas O. Minter

Lieutenant Texas O. Minter

Griffith Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, December 20, 1963

Texas O. Minter

Lieutenant Texas Minter was killed as he drove to work on building the town's animal shelter.

The patrol car Lieutenant Minter was driving slid on the icy pavement at a railroad crossing and was struck by an approaching train.

Lieutenant Minter had served with the Griffith Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in Peace, Lieutenant Minter. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2013

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