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.

Ronald Glenn Turner


Length of Service:
10 Years and 6 Months

Date of Injury:
December 20, 1978

Date of Death:
December 20, 1978

Location of Incident:
700 North Freeway

Greenwood Memorial Park

On December 20, 1978, at about 0130 hrs, Detective Ronald Glenn Turner was driving an unmarked Fort Worth Police Department vehicle. For reasons never determined, Detective Turner lost control of the vehicle and struck a guard rail at 700 North Freeway. The vehicle turned over and Detective Turner was ejected from the vehicle. Turner was transported to John Peter Smith Hospital but was dead on arrival.

Detective Turner has been enrolled on the National Peace Officers Memorial in Washington DC.

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