Who Died in Service
Constable Jack B. Archer-shot by Harvey Adams, whom he had attempted to arrest days earlier, killed while attempting to arrest ... Corhorn, Adams came to interfear, shooting Constable Jack B. Archer, 12 Jul 1871.
Constable John Stark - Shot and killed 20 Feb 1873 while after horse thieves.
Denison Police- Officer John Shannon Day- shot and killed 5 Feb 1874 while attempting an arrest.
Denison Police- Officer Charles Patman - shot 2 May 1874 while attempting an arrest.
Marshal Kirkland C. Ayers of Whitesboro, Hit on head with a chair and killed while attempting arrest in a saloon, 2 Mar 1879.
Constable James A. Nelms shot and killed 4 Jul 1879 while attempting arrest at a saloon, the Bank Exchange Saloon, in Denison.
Police Officer Joseph E. Johnson shot and killed 30 Oct 1879 attempting an arrest of a man stealing a coat.
City Marshall Samuel D. Ball of Sherman, shot and killed while throwing a drunk from a saloon. 2 Feb 1880
Constable Dallas Hodges of Gordonville, shot and killed 5 May 1881 attempting arrest of horse thieves.
Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman shot and killed 8 Jul 1881 while in posse and attempting to arrest the killer of Constable Dallas Hodges.
Sheriff Robert L. May shot and killed 26 May 1889 attempting to make an arrest near Howe.
Town Marshall James Isbell of Bells, shot and killed 17 Jan 1891 attempting to make an arrest.
Deputy City Marshall of Howe-Albert Jordan, shot and killed 20 Mar 1903 attempting an arrest of an armed man in Howe.City Marshall of Collinsville, James. W. Brooks, stabbed to death by prisioner 19 July 1905
Deputy Sheriff Lee D. Burgess, 36, died after making an arrest and was in route to the jail of a heart attack. 21 Dec 1906.
Police Officer John A. Crane ,delayed death, died of gunshot wounds 12 Sep 1907.
Deputy Constable Thomas Frederick Mounger - shot and killed 27 Sep 1911 at the railroad yards in Sherman. The criminal was an escapee from the Dallas Co. Jail.
Chief of Police W.L. Echols, Van Alstyne, shot and killed by bank robbers 23 Mar 1929.
Special Deputy Sheriff Howard Gunter ~ killed in an automobile accident while making an arrest and transporting prisioners, 25 Apr 1934.
City Marshal Ches. H. Estes of Whitesboro, shot and killed 4 Feb 1935 attempting arrest of a rapist.
Police Officer, Sergeant Donald Clark Arnold shot and killed 23 Dec 1969 by an armed robber.
Police Officer James Lamance of Whitewright, shot and killed 23 Dec 2000 while stopping a drunk driver.
Deputy - Sheriff Red Hall of Denison
Pleasant M. Porter - Grayson County Sheriff
Woody Blanton, well known Grayson County Sheriff
Joshua West, First Sheriff of Grayson County
James H. Vaden, Sheriff - Elected 1874 & 1896
Josh Messenger ~ Deputy Sheriff -Short Stories of his bicycle and of murderers- Carlyle & Lutrell
George Robertson Reeves 29 Jan 1856 - 5 Sep 1882 , Sheriff of Grayson Co. 1850 - 1854. He is buried in the Georgetown Cemetery near Pottsboro.Wade Taylor, Chief of Denison Police 1930s