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.

James Lee Dowdy


Length of Service:
August 1955 - June 1956

Date of Injury:
June 17, 1956

Date of Death:
June 17, 1956

Location of Incident:
N. Main @ NW 23rd

Rose Hill Cemetery

Officer Dowdy and his partner were chasing drag racers at NW 23rd and N. Main, when Officer Dowdy struck the left dual wheel of a tractor trailer. Officer Dowdy was taken to a local hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

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