Harris County Constable’s Office • Line of Duty Death: October 16, 2021
On October 16, 2021 Constable Kareem Atkins was murdered during an ambush attack in the parking lot of a Sports Bar while on duty in Houston, Texas. Constable Kareem had just recently returned to the Harris County Constable’s Office from paternity leave and was only 30 years old.
Atkins was a caring husband and new father, and known for being a loving and funny man. He is remembered as the life of the party at all family gatherings, and made sure everyone was always laughing.
Atkins and his wife had recently welcomed their second child before his life was cut tragically short. Constable Kareem Atkins is survived by his wife, Nadia Aweineh, daughter, Adalynn and son, Aiden.