Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Otis H. Redden


Length of Service:
7 Years and 6 Months

Date of Injury:
January 20, 1929

Date of Death:
January 20, 1929

Location of Incident:
2112 N. Main

Mount Olivet Cemetery

Otis H. Redden was uncoupling hoses at the scene of a fire at 2112 N. Main, when he was struck by a vehicle and dragged for nearly a block. The vehicle then fled the scene. Other firefighters rushed to the aid of Redden and called for an ambulance. Redden died at a local hospital without regaining consciousness.

The driver of the vehicle that struck Redden returned to the scene and surrendered to the police. The driver, Bert Myers, was charged with murder.

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