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.

Richard S. Rockett


Length of Service:
9 Years

Date of Injury:
February 25, 1902

Date of Death:
February 25, 1902

Location of Incident:
6th and Calhoun

Oakwood Cemetery

Richard S. Rockett was a former full time firefighter who wa volunteering with the Hook and Ladder company. Richard Rockett was fatally injured when he was thrown from a hook and ladder truck while enroute to a fire. The rear wheels of the truck ran across Rockett's chest. Rockett died 20 minutes later.

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