Tarrant County, Sheriff's Department Collection


Summary: Material collected by Sheriff's Department related to the Peace Officers Monument project.  The research materials were given to the Archives by Hank Pope, Chief Deputy, Tarrant County Sheriff's Department.

  • Peace Officers Monument Project
    • Research for Peace Officer Memorials: Correspondence, addresses, criteria, and Texas Administrative Code, Title 37-Public Safety, Part VII-Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer, Chapter 229: Texas Peace Officers's Memorial Advisory Committee
    • Research on Malcolm S. Davis: Research collected by Terry Baker, retired assistant Chief Deputy, Dallas County Sheriff's Department, from newspaper accounts of slaying of Tarrant County Deputy Sheriff, Malcolm Davis, in January of 1933. Killing attributed to Clyde Barrow
    • Research on Hamil P. Scott: Research collected by Sgt. Kevin S. Foster, Fort Worth Police Department. Newspaper account, WPA Writers Project research, and photographs of tomb of Hamil Scott who died on May 1, 1907, from wounds received from William Thomason, in an alley between Houston and Throckmorton Streets in Fort Worth, on March 22, 1907. Moments earlier, Thomason had mortally shot Tarrant County Attorney Jeff McLean, near 6th and Main, by the Stag Saloon.


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