Some Gave It All

Dedicated with gratitude to the men and women of the Dallas Police Department who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. With this memorial, we preserve and honor their memory, and the sacrifices of the families who have given our city these heroes. We also honor all other officers of the Department on duty, yesterday, today and tomorrow for their service in protecting the citizens of Dallas. Special thanks to The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc. for the links from this page.

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Senior Corporal Thomas Dale Bond

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Tuesday, December 13, 1994

Bio

  • Age: 45
  • Tour: 7 years
  • Badge: 5725
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender: Sentenced to life

About

Senior Corporal Tomas Bond was shot and killed while he and his partner were serving a burglary warrant.

The suspect was hiding inside of a closet in his mother's house. When Corporal Bond opened the closet door the suspect shot him in the face, killing him instantly. The suspect then shot and critically wounded his partner. She was able to crawl out of the house and call for backup.

The subject was arrested and sentenced to life.

Corporal Bond was a U.S Navy veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Senior Corporal David R. Galvan

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Tuesday, December 14, 1993

Bio

  • Age: 48
  • Tour: 16 years, 5 months
  • Badge: 4006
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause: Automobile crash

About

Senior Corporal David Galvan was killed when his patrol car crashed into a utility pole after being sideswiped.

He was en route to assist another officer who had stopped a stolen vehicle.

Corporal Galvan was a U.S Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Dallas Police Department for 16 and a half years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and three sons.

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Senior Corporal Richard A. Lawrence

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Tuesday, November 9, 1993

Bio

  • Age: 46
  • Tour: 22 years, 6 months
  • Badge: 3066
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause: Gunfire
  • Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender: Apprehended

About

Senior Corporal Richard Lawrence was shot and killed when he surprised a pair of auto thieves as he returned home from work at 3:00 am.

Corporal Lawrence was a U.S Army veteran of the Vietnam war and had served with the Dallas Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his two daughters and son.

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Police Officer John Paul Jones

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Thursday, September 3, 1992

Bio

  • Age: 25
  • Tour: 4 years
  • Badge: 6085

Incident Details

  • Cause: Heart attack

About

Police Officer Paul Jones suffered a fatal heart attack while in a foot pursuit of a juvenile suspect.

Officer Jones had served with the Dallas Police Department for four years. He is survived by his wife.

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Senior Corporal Billy Walter Daugherty

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Friday, August 14, 1992

Bio

  • Age: 41
  • Tour: 21 years
  • Badge: 3051

Incident Details

  • Cause: Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date: Monday, August 10, 1992

About

Senior Corporal Billy Daugherty died four days after suffering severe head injuries when his motorcycle crashed.

He had served with the Dallas Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his wife and three sons.

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Police Officer Harold Lee Hammons

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Wednesday, January 22, 1992

Bio

  • Age: 29
  • Tour: 2 years
  • Badge: 5970

Incident Details

  • Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

About

Police Officer Harold Hammons was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while serving a search warrant. Two officers had cleared the main room and detained several armed subjects as Officer Hammons was clearing the kitchen.

One of the officers in the main room saw motion in the kitchen and, mistakenly believing a suspect was in the kitchen, opened fire with a shotgun.

Officer Hammons had served with the Dallas Police Department for two years. He was survived by his mother, brother, and four sisters.

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Senior Corporal Lawrence David Bromley

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Wednesday, December 11, 1991

Bio

  • Age: 32
  • Tour: 10 years
  • Badge: 4570

Incident Details

  • Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

About

Senior Corporal Lawrence Bromley was accidentally shot and killed by other officers during an undercover drug operation.

He was purchasing narcotics from a suspect when the man pulled out a pistol. Responding officers mistook Corporal Bromley for a suspect and shot him with a police shotgun.

Corporal Bromley had been with the agency for ten years. He is survived by his wife.

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Police Officer Sunny Ma Lov

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, November 4, 1990

Bio

  • Age: 39
  • Tour: 2 years, 1 month
  • Badge: 5892

Incident Details

  • Cause: Vehicular assault

About

Police Officer Sunny Lov was struck and killed by a stolen car while directing traffic around an accident scene at the North Central Expressway near Meadow Road.

The driver of a stolen vehicle drove through a line of road flares and struck Officer Lov, who was thrown 119 feet into the opposite lanes of traffic. He died at the scene.

The subject driving the vehicle was found a few hours later, after abandoning the wrecked vehicle. He was charged with murder and subsequently sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Officer Lov, who was fluent in six languages, escaped the killing fields of Cambodia and came to the United States to start a new life that was cut short just two years into his career with the Dallas Police Department. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.

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Police Officer Michael Ross Okelberry

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, May 6, 1990

Bio

  • Age: 28
  • Tour: 1 year
  • Badge: 6007

Incident Details

  • Cause: Automobile crash

About

Police Officer Michael Okelberry and Police Officer Thomas Burchfield were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction.

Officer Okelberry had served with the Dallas Police Department for one year. He is survived by his wife and son.

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Police Officer Thomas G. Burchfield

Dallas Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, May 6, 1990

Bio

  • Age: 22
  • Tour: 1 year
  • Badge: 6001

Incident Details

  • Cause: Automobile crash

About

Police Officer Thomas Burchfield and Police Officer Michael Okelberry were killed when their patrol car was struck head-on by a pickup truck traveling in the wrong direction.

Officer Burchfield had served with the Dallas Police Department for one year. He is survived by his fiancée, parents, two brothers, and sister.

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Special thanks to The Officer Down Memorial Page, Inc. for the links from this page.

Earl J. Givens, III Rogelio Santander, Jr. Michael L. Krol Michael J. Smith Patricio E. Zamarripa
Kevin P. Marceau Norman S. Smith Victor A. Lozada Sr. Mark Timothy Nix Brian H. Jackson
Patrick Lee Metzler Christopher K. James Donald F. Flusche Jr. Harold F. Baird Henry A. Brown
Thomas D. Bond David R. Galvan Richard A. Lawrence John Paul Jones Billy W. Daugherty
Harold Lee Hammons Lawrence D. Bromley Sunny Ma Lov Michael R. Okelberry Thomas G. Burchfield
Mark L. Fleming Lisa Sandel Lawrence R. Cadena Sr. Walter L. Williams Gary D. McCarthy
John G. Chase James A. Joe Gary R. Blair Thomas L. Harris James C. Taylor
Robert L. Cormier Ronald D. Baker Carl J. Norris John R. Pasco Charles J. Maltese Jr.
John T. McCarthy Robert W. Wood Alvin E. Moore Alvin D. Hallum Leslie G. Lane Jr.
Donald P. Tucker Sr. Milton E. Whatley Levy McQuietor Reserve Joe C. Jones Howard K. Hicks
Carl J. Cooke Allen P. Camp Johnnie T. Hartwell Robert H. Shipp Floyd A. Knight
James D. Stewart Frank W. Bennett J. D. Tippit R. A. Underwood Leonard C. Mullenax
Johnny W. Sides William E.Stafford Preston D. Hale Ernest E. Bates Victor L. Morris
Ralph W. Hoyt John R. Roberts John W. Dieken Ernest E. Leonard Luke J. Bell
Jesse E. Griffin Sam G. Lanford Alex W. Tedford Clarence M. Isbell Dexter C. Phillips
Charles S. Swinney John Richard Crain Johnnie C. Gibson Leroy Wood Roy Thornton
T. A. Tedford Leslie N. Patrick William McDuff William H. Riddell C. O. Brewer

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