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Houston police officer drowns in submerged patrol auto

Houston police officer drowns in submerged patrol auto”

A Houston police officer on Sunday morning drowned in his patrol vehicle in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey, according to city police department officials.

Perez left for work in the dark about 4 a.m. Sunday and "spent about 2½ hours driving around trying to get to his station", Acevedo said.

Caught in the flood waters, the officer drowned.

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Officials recovered the body of Sgt. Steve Perez, a 34-year veteran of the Houston Police Department, on Tuesday morning. The aftermath of storms like Harvey are marked by heartbreak and, as Long said while encouraging Americans to support its victims, moving forward will be about helping Texas "find a new normal".

On Monday evening, the search area was narrowed and a dive team was called in along with the Cajun Navy volunteer search and rescue force.

The department has not released the officer's identity, and the Houston mayor and police chief have said they can not confirm the report. "We're going to be working with Congress in helping out the state of Texas", the President said.

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When he did not arrive for regular roll call Monday, officers called his wife, who said she had not seen him since Sunday. The New York Post reported that officials had informed them that Perez had tried to get out of his patrol auto, but the waters were too treacherous. "I've only been here nine months and we've got, you know, 6,500 employees and I knew who Steve Perez was, because he was a sweet, gentle public servant".

"Every single day we ask our men and women in blue to show up, to come to work when conditions are good and even when conditions are very challenging", said Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. "Today I simply say our heart is saddened". "He was seeking to serve this city".

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