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pearland police department texasOur Fallen

pearland police department texas
Our Fallen


In Memory of those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice
Police Officer
Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya
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Pearland Police Department
Texas
End of Watch:
Sunday, June 12, 2016

Police Officer Endy Ekpanya was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a drunk driver at the intersection of East Broadway Street and Country Club Drive while he was responding to a non-emergency call.

He was traveling eastbound on Broadway Street when a vehicle traveling westbound crossed over the dividing line and struck Officer Epankya's patrol car head-on. Officer Ekpanya was transported to Memorial Hermann Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was charged with intoxicated manslaughter.

Officer Ekpanya had served with the Pearland Police Department for one year. He is survived by his 2-year-old son and fiancée.
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Police Officer
James Howard Cassidy, Jr.
James Howard Cassidy
Pearland Police Department
Texas
End of Watch:
Wednesday, May 16, 1973

Police Officer James Cassidy was struck and killed by a commercial truck while escorting other trucks through the city. He was stopped on the Gulf Freeway when he was struck.

Officer Cassidy had served with the Pearland Police Department for five years and had previously served with the Lufkin Police Department for five years. He was survived by his wife and two children.
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Police Officer
Henry O. Wendell, Jr.
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Pearland Police Department
Texas
End of Watch:
Friday, October 6, 1967

Officer Wendell was struck and killed by a vehicle while directing traffic at Main Street and Plum Street following a high school football game. The impact knocked Officer Wendell 85 feet.

The driver of the vehicle was arrested and charged with murder by auto. He was sentenced to only 6 months probation.

Officer Wendell had only served with the agency for 2 months. He was survived by his wife and five children.
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