Recently Fallen Hero

Police Officer Albert J. Castaneda

Grand Prairie (TX) Police Department
End of Watch: June 7, 2019

Police Officer Albert J. Castaneda was struck and killed while running radar and was standing outside his SUV when his patrol car was struck, throwing him off an overpass. Officer Castaneda is the 18th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident and the fourth officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2019.


Chief of Police Steve Dye
Grand Prairie Police Department
1525 Arkansas Lane
Grand Prairie, TX 75052

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7 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Rest in God’s arms, now, Officer Castaneda. Your Service, Dedication, and Sacrifice will always be remembered. My deepest Sympathy to his Family, and his Brothers and Sisters in Blue. My heart aches for you.

  2. Prayers being offered for Officer Albert Castaneda, his family, and the members of the Grand Prairie Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Officer Castaneda.

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