Brent Alan Thompson

Fallen Hero’s Hometown and State: Dallas, TX

Branch of Service: U.S. Marine Corps/Police Department

Rank: Officer

Brent served six and a half years with the DART Police Department after serving with the Corsicana Police Department, Corsicana ISD Police Department and the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office. Brent was a proud Marine who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. Brent also served as a civilian police instructor for the Iraq and Afghanistan Nation Police Forces.

Brent loved his new bride he called “Emmy Lou”, his six children, and his step-son. Brent enjoyed spending time with family and friends, playing the guitar and working as a police officer.

Because of Brent’s fearless actions on the July 7th Dallas Ambush; although losing his own life, he saved the lives of numerous police officers, by taking the attacker’s attention away from the main area where officers were concentrated.

Age: 43

Date of Death: July 07, 2016

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