Tragic news out of Houston:

From the Houston Chronicle:

The officer, an HPD veteran who has been with the department for more than 30 years, was in his patrol car driving to work downtown Sunday morning when he got trapped in high water at I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road.

Search and rescue crews are currently recovering his body. The department has not yet formally notified the officer’s family.

“He was trying different routes, and took a wrong turn,” one high-ranking official said, asking not to be identified.

After getting trapped in high water, the officer tried to get out but was unable to.

Rest in peace.

Houston police, meanwhile, are living at their stations even though their families have been affected:

Amazing.

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