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.

George Francis Conant


Length of Service:
18 Months

Date of Injury:
October 21, 1916

Date of Death:
October 27, 1916

Location of Incident:
1604 Ash Crescent

Oakwood Cemetery

On October 21, 1916, Fort Worth Police Captain George Francis Conant spent a day on a surveillance in an alley, waiting for a suspect in a stabbing to arrive. This was a cold, drizzly day, and at the end of the day, Captain Conant was displaying cold symptoms and went home ill. Pneumonia quickly developed from this illness, and Captain Conant died five days later on October 26, 1916.

The police administration apparently felt this was duty related. The Chief of Police ordered all off duty officers in to work to line the streets from Captain Conant’s residence to the church for the services. Captain Conant was buried with full police honors at Oakwood Cemetery in Fort Worth.

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