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Harris County Sheriff's Office
Monday September 30th, 2019 :: 02:41 p.m. CDT


Funeral Service to be held for Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal

Funeral services for Harris County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sandeep Dhaliwal will be conducted on Wednesday, Oct. 2 the Cypress Fairbanks ISD Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road.

Deputy Dhaliwal, 42, was killed in the line of duty while conducting a traffic stop on Friday, Sept. 27 in the 14800 block of Willancy Court in the Copperbrook subdivision in northwest Harris County. He was a 10-year veteran of the Harris County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife and three children.

The funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a Sikh religious ceremony, followed by a law enforcement ceremony beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The Berry Center has capacity for about 7,200 visitors, and doors will open at 9:30 a.m. In the event that attendance exceeds capacity, the 11,000-seat Cy-Fair FCU Stadium will be used as an overflow location with the services broadcast on the stadium’s large screen.

For those who are unable to attend, the services will be live-streamed on Harris County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page: @HCSOTexas.

Donations for Deputy Dhaliwal’s family may be made in his name to the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Benevolence Association (, or at

Special notes for news media assignment desks:

• The family has asked for limited video and still photography presence inside the Berry Center. KHOU 11 has agreed to serve as the pool video provider for the ceremony. Their contact is Rick Buffolano (, 281-782-3880).

The Houston Chronicle has agreed to serve as the pool still photographer for the ceremony. They may be contacted at

• The family respectfully asks that no images of Deputy Dhaliwal’s children be broadcast or published in any format. The family also asks that reporters not approach them for interviews at this time.

• Designated news media parking will be in Lot C.

The Harris County Sheriff’s Office wishes to publicly thank the Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District for their generous support during this time.

Harris County Sheriff's Office
1200 Baker St
Houston, TX 77002

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 713-221-6000

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