On Sunday, the former police chief Dale Holton passed away at 70.
Who is Dale Holton?
Dale was a former police officer in Lubbock. He joined the police department in November 1973 and served as the police chief from 2008 to 2011. After that, he became a member of the SWAT Team and served as the SWAT leader from 1985 to 1996 and 2001 to 2008. He was supposed to retire in 2008, but when asked to take up the place of retiring chief Clause Jones, he gladly said yes.
He has received many awards for his selfless slice to the public and, on his retirement, was honored by the Texas house of representatives in 2011
Remembering Dale Holton:
He was loved and respected by his colleagues. Former LPD officer Ray Mendoza stated he was the most honorable man you’ll ever meet. His colleagues said that he was a man of his word. If he says he is going to do something, he is going to do it. Both his juniors and seniors admired him.
The Lubbock Police department covered their condolences to the friends and family of the late former police chief through Facebook.
How did Dale Holton die?
Dale passed away at the age of 70. However, the cause of his death is unknown.
The cause of Dale Holton’s death is not known to the public. However, the former police chief passed away at the age of 70.
We’d like to offer our condolences to the family and friends of former Lubbock Police Chief Dale Holton, who passed away Sunday. He served the citizens of Lubbock as chief from Feb. 2008 – Feb. 2011. pic.twitter.com/hK7hvkuUHN
— Lubbock Police Dept. (@LubbockPolice) October 11, 2022
Dale Holton Obituary:
The funeral of former police officer Dale Holton will be on October 18 at 11 A.M at Trinity Church. The former police chief of Lubbock took his last breath on Sunday at 70.