Friday’s Heroes: Remembering The Fallen

Friday's Heroes - Remembering the fallen officers


You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.

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Chief of Police Lee Dixon, 54

Little River-Academy Texas Police Department

June 19, 2014 – Police Chief Lee Dixon responded to a call about a man with a gun. Shortly after arriving st the scene Chief Dixon called for backup. Within moments after the chief’s call for help dispatchers began receiving 911 calls about shots fired and an officer down. County deputies rushed to the scene where they found Dixon lying on the front porch. Deputies began CPR, but the chief was pronounced dead by a local official.

Also arriving at the scene was Temple College Police Officer Mary Dixon, the wife of Chief Lee Dixon.

Deputies arrested the shooter as he attempted to flee the scene.

Chief Dixon is survived by his wife Mary and their children.