Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Kent Dean Kincaid

Houston Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, May 23, 1998

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Reflections for Sergeant Kent Dean Kincaid

Remembering a wonderful funny person while working at HPD. Miss your smile and funny jokes.


Irma Jane Cherne, Retired Civilian
Houston Police Department, CO-worker

May 23, 2020

As I approach my 40th year as an LEO and reflect back Kent always comes to mind, a life cut short to soon, an adoring wife and two beautiful daughters without a husband and father. A sacrifice like no other. Kent and I attended the Wichita Kansas Police Department academy and graduated in May 1980, Kent left for Houston in 1985 as I recall, We honored him by escorting him and family to his final resting place here in Kansas in May 1998. He will never be forgotten. It is my hope that Nancy and the girls have been blessed beyond measure, and know that they are always in our thoughts and prayers.

Capt. Guy Schroeder Wichita State UPD
Retired Wichita Police Department Lieutenant

December 29, 2019

Rest in peace Sergeant Kincaid.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 14, 2019

Hi Nancy,
Just found this memorial as I was reflecting on Kent and yourself in the unfortunate wake of another officer we lost on Friday (Sept. 27). I also just learned of the lack of justice that's continued since that night. I'm so sorry Nancy, I only hope that you've managed to find closure over the years through our Lord and your faith.
I can't express how earnestly I pray that you've found happiness and love again and find yourself surrounded by the joyful and good things life has to offer, of which you are so richly deserving.
I wished I'd gotten to know Kent better, but I have no doubt that he was as fine a person as I knew you to be.
The good folks we meet in life tend never to stray far from our hearts and memories and so is the case with you and your family Nancy.
I'm so glad and so grateful for having known you and for being able to share with you just how highly I thought of you and Kent.
All my prayers to you and the girls and may God bless you always!!!
Never forget to let life love you Nancy!!!

Troy Danielson
Family friend

September 30, 2019

I'm so very sorry for the family. I pray for peace and comfort in this very dark time. I lost my brother Sgt Ronald D. Slockett on July 4th 1987. I know your loss.

Retired. Deputy V. Slockett Mcdonald Fri
Fort Bend County SO

June 8, 2019

Rest in peace.

Rex L McCall, Capt (ret)
Brazoria County Sheriff's Office

May 22, 2019

Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

May 25, 2018

R. I. P. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. I hope your killer has left this world.

Tampa FL

May 24, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. May the coward who took your life suffer and rot in hell.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 12, 2018

Anthony Haynes needs to be executed. Plain and simple.

Kathy Sachs

February 25, 2018

I add a big AMEN to Lieutenant Flores comment above and "may GOD bless" Sergeant Kincaid's family.

Lieutenant (retired) Earl Fowler
Charleston County (SC) Sheriff's Office

September 2, 2017

Society has failed us again my brother. These bleeding hearts paint a picture that none of us can believe. May he burn in hell on his judgement day.
May you rest well in a better place and watch over your loving family. May God bless them and give them strength.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

May 23, 2017

To the family of Officer Kincaid,
I just watched the show regarding the stay of execution your husband's killer had received. I did see information regarding the sentencing phase of Anthony Haynes. I cannot believe he has any thought in his head that he can come across as a good person with a one time mistake. He has been a menace to society and his family most of his life and there is no rehabilitation. The death penalty is the correct and only decision that can be made in this case. I pray for you and your family to stay well through these times. God is with you as his your husband and dad. I wouldn't waste a moment on this low life. WE ALL SEE THROUGH THE ACT HE PUT ON.

Linda Brennan
Member of the public

July 7, 2016

Rest in Peace Police Sergeant Kent Dean Kincaid. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Houston, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and the men and women of the Houston Police Department. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever pursue the scum that murdered you. May he know no peace on this earth nor in the after life. May his grave be infested with thorns and weeds. May he burn forever in the lake of fire!


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

May 22, 2016

I also say the show. I think about how young most of these killers are. it makes no sense to me what's going through their heads. bad decisions??? that seems to be the answer most give. I have no way to determine if the death penalty is right or wrong. all I know is that 2 families suffer the loss of a loved one. I feel for the Kincaid family for what life must be with losing your dad,husband,son. senseless murder. may you rest in peace sir..

steve hall

January 21, 2016

I just watched a show all about your killer. He was given a stay, and to this date, no execution date has been set. As a Christian, I believe in GOD's mercy and grace, but I also believe that we must pay the price for our decisions and actions. I look forward to meeting you one day in Heaven. You should be proud that your memory is being carried on by your wife and beautiful daughters. May GOD continue to keep you in HIS arms and bless your family. Thank you for your sacrifice, as you paid the ultimate price. I'm just sorry more attention is given to your killer than in remembering your life and sense of duty.

Toni Mascote

July 4, 2015

Sincere condolences to all the Kincaid Family. Inspiration comes in many forms and you have all radiated true courage and greatness. Your sacrifice has been a heavy burden to carry and may you continue to sustain each other long into the future.
Best Wishes from Ireland.

Tom Croke
Dublin, Ireland.

October 9, 2014

Dear Nancy Jena and Courtney,
I just finished watching the BBC documentary and have to say to you how deeply sorry I am that someone can have their life "snuffed out" in such a callous and instantaneous manner. All your lives were turned upside down in a matter of seconds and can never, ever, be the same again.
Words are truly hard to come by at times like this,other than to say "you were all touched by a hero" and through this documentary, we all are. Best wishes from Ireland.

Tom Croke
Dublin, Ireland.

October 8, 2014

Uncle Kent,
It is 16 years to the date today, and I have missed you every day since. Everyday, you inspire me to be a better person, a better husband, and a better father. It gives me great pride to see where Nancy, Jena, & Courtney are in thier lives today, and I know that you are happy and proud of each of them as well. Your niece, Kyliegh, is almost 2 1/2 years old and I know you would have loved to have met her, my wife Meredith, & Caitlyn. Kyliegh enjoys tossinig the ball around, and I wish you could show her how to catch a pass behind her back, like you showed me. You are truly missed, and are forever in my heart and memories.


May 23, 2014

Sgt. Kincaid,

Thank you for service and giving the ultimate sacrifice....I had the pleasure today to bike along side your daughter Jenna in the LEU ride. It was a pleasure to meet her...she's doing great! Thank you're service and memory have not been forgotten.

Ofc Ryan Peterson

Ofc. Ryan Peterson
Plymouth Police Department

May 11, 2014

There but for the grace of our lord and father go I, regret after the fact is a luxury few can afford, but many would clame xxx


April 18, 2014

Sgt Kincaid was featured in a BBC documentary programme about the death sentence. This provided a very short window into a famliy ripped apart in a thoughtless moment. The part that will stay with me for a long time is the strength of his two daughters and their continued sense of loss. The strenth and dignity that these young women showed was incredible and I wish them every success in their lives as they continue to grow into themselves.

Jenny Wilson, member of the public

March 26, 2014

Just finished watching a tv programme concerning Sgt Kincaids murder. I was struck by the dignity displayed by Sgt Kincaids family in particular his two daughters.It is a fine tsetimony to their parents how they hold themselves and continue to live with such a tremendous loss. My heart aches for their situation. Their pain is visible and the way they wrestle with the whole situation moved me to tears.May you find peace, all 3 of you, and a way to continue as you have done so very very impressively.God bless you.

peter young
member of the public, northern ireland

March 21, 2014

Just finished watching a programme with my wife on death row feature Kent. We both shed tears for Kent and his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. RIP.

Constable 0836 Maulini
British Transport Police - UK

March 20, 2014

I knew Kent from his days as a Witchita Police Officer prior to moving to Houston.
We shared good times in Kansas and a few in Houston during a few business trips I made there in later years.Kent was one of the kindest friends I ever knew.
I did many ride alongs with the WPD in those Kansas years and have many fond memories with Ken and my good friend Lt. Don Deckert (Retired).
I wish his Family the best of everything.

Marco Brolo

Marco Brolo

October 5, 2013

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