Funeral service held for Harris County Pct. 4 Deputy Kareem Atkins, who was ambushed at Houston bar

Family and friends honored the deputy who was killed in an ambush

HOUSTON – The memorial service for a Harris County Precinct 4 deputy who was shot and killed at a north Houston bar was held Monday.

Deputy Kareem Atkins’ funeral took place at Champions Forest Baptist Church, located at 15555 Stuebner Airline Rd. in Houston.

Visitation for family members began from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. Members of the public and the department visited between 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The funeral service began at 2 p.m.

Atkins will be buried at Klein Memorial Park in Tomball immediately after the funeral service, according to Pct. 4.

A procession was held at Klein Funeral Home to Champions Forest Baptist Church starting at 7:30 a.m. Click here for more info.

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo declared Oct. 25 as “Kareem Atkins Day” during the funeral service on Monday.

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