FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2020

Travis County Deputy Killed in Motorcycle Collision

Late yesterday evening, Sr. Deputy Robert (Drew) Small was killed in a collision in Milam County. Deputy Small was driving a motorcycle and collided with another vehicle. The accident is under investigation by the Texas Department of Public Safety

Deputy Small, 48, was assigned to the Motors Unit and was off duty, driving home from Louisiana at the time of the collision. He joined TCSO in December 1995, starting his career in Dispatch. He served a Corrections Officer for several years, before becoming a Deputy in 2006. He worked night shift patrol in western Travis County for over a decade, then moved to the Motors Unit in December 2018.

Deputy Small’s employee development file is stacked with letters of appreciation and commendation from the community. He recently received a Unit Citation for his work with the Special Response Team.

Deputy Small’s body will be escorted to the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office by TCSO Deputies.
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Submitted By: Kristen Dark, Sr. Public Information Officer (512) 318-5669

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