Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Richard Lee Houston, II

Mesquite Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Friday, December 3, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Richard Lee Houston, II

RIP Sgt Houston. So sorry to hear about this tragic incident. Prayers of comfort and healing for your family and also your law enforcement family. Thank you for your 21 years of service. May the perpetrator of this killing receive the maximum punishment for his actions.

Deputy Sheriff (Ret) Glen Allison
Tarrant County S.O. Ft Worth, Texas

December 4, 2021

R.I.P. in Sgt. Houston. Prayers to your family & Mesquite PD. You checked in service without knowing yesterday would be your last day here with us & your family. God’s speed & prayers to you & Mesquite PD.

Officer Walter Greaves
Crandall Police Department

December 4, 2021

Rest in peace Brother.

Arrend B Hoopes
Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office Va.

December 4, 2021

Hero never forgotten. Prayers to family blood and blue.

Retired Texas dispatcher

December 4, 2021

Rest Now Brother

Officer Shannon Yates
Collins Police Department (MS)

December 4, 2021

May the Lord comfort your family, friends and coworkers at this most difficult time.
Thank you for your 21 years of service.
Rest in peace.

Sergeant David Sheetz (retired)
Houston Police Dept.

December 4, 2021

It so Sad to hear that another office has died in the line of duty. My prayers are with the family of Sergeant Richard Houston and Mesquite Police Department as they grieve the loss of this LEO.

Former Military Police

December 4, 2021

Thoughts & prayers for his family and brothers/sisters in blue

Dispatcher Patty Barnes
Enterprise, Alabama Police Department

December 4, 2021

I went to the Police Academy with several Mesquite Police Officers and Richard Houston was one of them. I knew Richard would become an outstanding Police Officer and leader from getting to know him from the Academy and it is heartbreaking to hear that he lost his life in a senseless act of violence. Richard gave the ultimate sacrifice in protecting and serving his community and that will never be forgotten. My prayers are with his family and with my brothers and sisters at the Mesquite Police Department

Detective Duk Lee
Lewisville Police Department

December 4, 2021

One more hero on his way to Heaven. One more hero in our hearts.

Patricia Harrison

December 4, 2021

Rest Easy . May the Comfort of God Wash over your Family & Loved Ones, Department & Community in the Upcoming Days, Weeks, Months ahead . You will never be forgotten!

Former 911 Dispatcher S. Wilson
Prattville Police Department, AL

December 4, 2021

Richard, joining the department on the same day kept us connected in a way that most won’t understand! We were the same age and graduated high school the same year, many miles apart. Then promoting to CID near the same time to the same unit kept us further connected. Many days and nights spent together through good and bad. You and Johnny were so close and I envied the brotherhood y’all shared. If any one of us ever needed a cover unit or just a routine cover, there you would be, no questions! What a warrior and true hero! One thing I learned from you over the years is how strong and faithful you were. There is no doubt in my mind that you are rejoicing in heaven with your dad and the almighty!

Joe Maddox
Mesquite Police Department (Ret)

December 4, 2021

Rest easy sergeant your brother and sister officers now have the watch.

Sgt David Kling
Dauphin County Sheriff's Office (Ret)

December 4, 2021

Prayers going out to the brothers and sisters this morning for this officer slain in the performance of his duties

OFC Richard Brooks
(Maryland) transportation authority police retired

December 4, 2021

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Sergeant Richard Houston during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Sergeant Richard Houston.

Gail. M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit P.O. Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/04

December 4, 2021

Rest easy brother…we’ll take it from here. May God provide His peace, blessings, and comfort to your family as well as the men and women of the Mesquite Police Department.

Patrolman Jody Cartwright
Purdue University Fort Wayne Police Department

December 4, 2021

Rest Easy Brother. May your sacrifice and memory never fade

Deputy Sheriff. Ron Buchholz
Retired Santa Fe County Sheriff NM.(EX LASD).

December 4, 2021

Prayers for his blood and blue family. Thank you for your service. We got the watch from here.

Officer Brittney Chastain
Henry County Police Department

December 4, 2021

God bless you Sergeant Richard Houston, for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Mesquite Police Department. Rest In Peace Brother.

Officer Jim Drabos (Retired)
San Gabriel (CA) Police Department

December 4, 2021

Rest, brother.

Sgt. Steve Headley
Mishawaka, IN police

December 4, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Houston. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

December 4, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

December 4, 2021

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