Public invited to say goodbye to Sgt. Harold Preston during visitation

The private funeral will be held Thursday

HOUSTON – The City of Houston is honoring a fallen Houston police sergeant.

Sergeant Harold Preston was killed in the line of duty last week responding to a domestic disturbance call near NRG Park.

The visitation is Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Texas Southern University in the Granville Sawyer Auditorium.

The funeral begins at 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Community Church in southeast Houston. The church is at 14505 Gulf Fwy between Dixie Road and Beltway 8. The funeral will not be open to the public. Due to COVID-19, the funeral is reserved for family, friends, HPD staff, and those who knew Preston.

The viewing is from 8 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

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On Saturday, Oct. 31, the department will motorcade with the family through the city of Houston so Houstonians can say a final goodbye to their fallen hero.

Preston was killed in the line of duty while responding to a disturbance call on Tuesday. He is remembered by a long-serving member of HPD.

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