Houston Police Department, Texas
DOD: Sunday, June 29, 2008
In June of 2008, Officer Gary Gryder was struck and killed by a drunk driver while directing trafficat a construction site on the Katy Freeway. The drunk driver drove through a barricade and struck Officer Gryder and another officer without braking. The driver, Hung Troung, an illegal immigrant, was charged with manslaughter.
Officer Gryder had served with the Houston Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his wife, son, step-daughter, two grandchildren, parents, and two sisters.
Read more: http://www.odmp.org/officer/19441-police-officer-gary-allen-gryder
Read more: http://www.glennbeck.com/2011/06/01/six-houston-pd-officers-killed-or-injured-by-illegal-aliens-since-2006/