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.

Hal C. Stephenson


Date of Injury:
September 27, 1968

Date of Death:
October 2, 1968

Location of Incident:

Mount Olivet Cemetery

On Friday, September 27, 1968, Motorcycle Officer Hal C. Stephenson was at the U.S. 287 / E. Lancaster exit of the East Freeway, when a car collided with his motorcycle. Officer Stephenson lost control of the motorcycle after striking a curb. The driver of the vehicle told traffic investigators that he did not see Stephenson coming up on his inside when he changes lanes to take the Lancaster exit.

Officer Stephenson received a broken leg and serious internal injuries. He was taken to St. Joseph Hospital, where he died on October 2, 1968.

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