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 C. Gaul


Length of Service:
13 years and 6 months

Date of Injury:
January 4, 1979

Date of Death:
January 4, 1979

Location of Incident:
3401 Pearl

Greenwood Cemetery

Officer James C. Gaul died January 10, 1979 from wounds he received January 4, 1979 in a shootout with a deranged gunman at 3401 Pearl. Officer Gaul was wounded in the head and leg when he and another officer approached the front door of the residence at 3401 Pearl. They were answering a call about a man firing a gun.

The suspect was killed in the ensuing gun battle with other officers.

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