Tam Dinh Pham biography: 13 things about Vietnamese cop from Houston, Texas

Tam Dinh Pham is a Vietnamese man from Houston, Texas, United States. Here are 13 things about him:

  1. He was born in Vietnam. (a)
  2. In 2002, he joined the Houston Police Department (HPD). (b)
  3. His annual salary as an HPD officer was $82,297 in 2015, $62,875 in 2016, $94,179 in 2017 and $90,292 in 2018. (c)
  4. As an HPD officer, he had no history of discipline from 2002 to 2020. (b)
  5. On January 6, 2021, he traveled alone from Houston to Washington, D.C., USA. He attended rally hosted by Donald Trump at the White House. (b)
  6. While masked and holding a Trump flag, he participated in the riot at U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. on January 6, 2021. That day, Trump’s supporters breached the building while a joint session of Congress was certifying the vote of the Electoral College and affirming Joe Biden‘s victory in the 2020 presidential election. (b)
  7. He was 48 years old when he joined the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. (d)
  8. On January 10, 2020, photos of him taken during the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021 were sent to HPD chief Art Acevedo. The chief believes he entered the building and he will face federal charges for it. (e)
  9. On January 13, 2020, he was relieved of duty. He regretted joining the U.S. Capitol riot on January 6, 2021. He said he should not have done it and claimed that he was there to take photos. (e)
  10. On the morning of January 14, 2020, he announced his resignation from the HPD. (b)
  11. Before resigning from the HPD, he worked as a patrol officer assigned in Westside, Houston. (e)
  12. On the afternoon of January 14, 2020, he talked to the media outside his house in Houston. He asked people to give his family privacy during this “really difficult time.” (b)
  13. He turned himself to the Federal Bureau Investigation in Houston on January 20, 2021, the same day Biden was inaugurated in the U.S. Capitol as the 46th U.S. president along with Kamala Harris as the 49th U.S. vice president. (f)

(This is a developing story. More details are being added.)


7 replies »

  1. Stupidity knows no racial boundaries. Given his background, I suspect Tam Pham is just another rabid ‘anti-communist’ simpleton duped into believing Donnie’s lies about being pro-America. The truth of the matter is Donnie is only for Donnie and not much else. Well, perhaps to be fair Donnie is also for his banker and boss Vladimir Putin.


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