The body of fallen officer William “Bill” Jeffery arrived in a long procession of law enforcement officials at Grace Church around 7:00 a.m.
Jeffrey’s flag-draped casket was escorted by HPD officers in the Major Offender’s Division, where Jeffery worked, along with the honor guard escorted his flag-draped casket inside.
Where it will be guarded until the funeral begins. The service is expected to start at 10:00 a.m.
The 54-year-old senior police officer worked in the Houston Police Department for over 30 years. Officer Jeffery was shot and killed while issuing a warrant on September 20th.
This is the department’s fifth on-duty death within the last 16 months.
The service will be live-streamed on the HPD’s social media web pages.