Sanford A."SAP" Price, (91), HPROA Member, passed away Wednesday, January 15, 2014. Officer Price joined the Department, November 16, 1950, as a member of Academy Class 6. He was last assigned to Northeast when he retired March 17, 1984. Sanford Price is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Price and his daughter Regina Sheets.
Two of Sanford Price's brothers followed him to the Department - Carl S. Price and Jerrel A. Price, both of whom graduated HPD Class #7 on October 12, 1951. Carl Price (Deceased) retired on January 3, 1977, Jerrel Price (Northeast) retired on August 10, 1981. The Price brothers had a brother-in-law follow them to the Houston Police Department. Troy R. Driskell graduated HPD Class #12 on August 8, 1955 and retired as a Sergeant on April 2, 1979. Sanford Price had two nephews that followed him to HPD. Michael G. Price graduated HPD Class #70 on June 9, 1975 and retired as a Sergeant on April 24, 2004. The final nephew that followed Sanford Price to HPD is Captain Carl W. Driskell and is assigned to the Airport Division.
The body is entrusted to Cashner Funeral Home, 801 Teas Road, Conroe, Texas 77303 (936) 756-2126.
Visitation for family and friends will be Tuesday, January 21, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. A Memorial Service will begin following the visitation.