Senior Police Officer Amir Abdul-KhaliqRest in Peace Bro…We Got The Watch
Austin Police Department, Texas
End of Watch: Sunday, September 4, 2016
Tour: 17 years
Incident Date: 9/1/2016
Senior Police Officer Amir Abdul-Khaliq succumbed to injuries sustained four days earlier in a police motorcycle crash at the intersection of Burnet Road and Ohlen Road.
He was providing an escort for a funeral and was attempting to reach the next intersection when a car attempted to turn left through the procession. The car pulled directly into his path, causing him to strike it. He was transported to University Medical Center Brackenridge where he remained until succumbing to his injuries.
The driver who caused the crash was cited for failing to yield to an emergency vehicle.
Officer Abdul-Khaliq was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Austin Police Department for 17 years. He is survived by his five children.
Nemo me impune lacessit
Day is done, Gone the sun, From the lake, From the hills, From the sky. All is well, Safely rest, God is nigh.