As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
October 03, 2013
Texas officer dies in shootout
Officer Down: Billy Kennedy - [Upton County, Texas]
End of Service: 10/02/2013
By PoliceOne Staff
McCAMEY, Texas — An Upton County sheriff's deputy was killed in a shootout with a suspect at a convenience store Wednesday night.
Billy "Bubba" Kennedy, 38, came in contact with a man who has not yet been identified, and shots were fired, according to News West 9.
The suspect is in custody and is being treated for gunshot wounds. Texas Rangers are investigating the details of the shooting.
We will update as more information becomes available.
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