FUNERAL UPDATE BELOW
Pearland, Texas’s longest-serving Chief of Police, J.C. Doyle, unexpectedly passed away yesterday, April 3, 2019. He had recently retired in 2018.
Doyle served with the Pearland Police Department since 1979.
In his time with the department, he served as a patrol and motorcycle office, detective, patrol sergeant, lieutenant and later as the commander for a multi-agency Special Weapons and Tactics team.
From 1994-1999, Doyle served as Assistant Chief of Police under the direction of P.M. Hogg. Doyle succeeded Hogg as Chief.
He served as Chief from 1999 until his retirement in 2018, making him the longest-serving chief in the department’s 50-year history.
Chief Doyle was instrumental in acquiring and implementing the state of the art radio system and laptop system currently being used by the department.
He will be greatly missed.
[Fact source: The Reporter News]
[Editor’s Note: We at The Grapevine Source, especially because our beginning was in Pearland, wishes all involved peace and healing. You will all be in our prayers.]
- Visitation: Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Niday Funeral Home, 12440 Beamer Road, Houston, TX 77089
- Funeral Service: Monday, April 8, 2019 at Sagemont Church, 11300 S. Sam Houston Parkway East (Beltway 8), Houston, TX 77089
**No procession after the service**