ABILENE, TX – On August 31, 2015, off-duty Abilene Police Officer Don Allen was found deceased in his home. He was the only person inside the residence when found by family members. The manner of death was clearly suspicious. The investigation in to his death is being worked as a Homicide by The Texas Rangers.
Officer Allen is survived by his parents of Clyde, as well as two brothers and a sister. This family is heartbroken over the loss of their loved one, as is our police family. Parents should not have to bury their children, and this family certainly needs our love and prayers during this time. Officer Allen was engaged to be married, having proposed to his fiancé on July 12th. The Police Department, Police Association, Police Spouses Association, and our Chaplain have worked together to comfort these family members during this time.