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Police Officer's Memorial

Address: 1400 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007 (Washington Ave./ Memorial Park)
Phone Number: 713 237 0282
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Ranked #86 of 126 Attractions in Houston
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Cultural

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Houston, Texas
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I came by here a few months back and I have been wanting to revisit the site. It is a very beautiful monument surrounded by a beautiful park to have a picnic or just to relax. Within seeing/walking distance you can see the historic Glenwood Cemetery which is amazing in itself. What some people may not know is that the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

This isn't the American memorial cemetery in Normandy. No doubt meaningful to families of officers but beyond that, a real waste. There are so so so many other places around Houston for meditation and reflection such as along the banks of the bayou that runs through parts of downtown Houston....beautiful....but this place....if you knew the history of violence systemically in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2011

There are places that we go where we can reflect on why we are able to be free, safe, and secure. For example, Arlington Natl. Cemetery causes one to be thankful for the sacrifice many have made for our freedom. Here at the Police Memorial, one can read the many names of those who have sacrificed our lives so that... More 

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Houston Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2009

I have been there a few times i love it. Always a officer there in a little shed. they are very nice. There is a artistic pyramid water feature thing. you can climb to the top and sit. listen to the water and look at the skyline. I love it!!! you will too if you want some peace and quiet... More 

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